Muslim Mutton Curry

By Disha Khurana  |  13th Mar 2016  |  
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    About Muslim Mutton Curry Recipe

    Muslim Mutton Curry is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Mughlai cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Muslim Mutton Curry at your home. Muslim Mutton Curry by Disha Khurana will help you to prepare the perfect Muslim Mutton Curry at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 30 minute for the preparation and 90 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Muslim Mutton Curry.

    Muslim Mutton Curry

    Ingredients to make Muslim Mutton Curry

    • 750gms Mutton with bones
    • 400gms yogurt
    • 200gms tomatoes
    • 200gms onion
    • 3 green chillies
    • 2tbsp ginger-Garlic Paste
    • 2 lime
    • 1.5-2 tbsp Kashmiri red chilli Powder
    • 1.5 tsp Garam masala Powder
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 5-6 peppercorns
    • 1-2 bay leaves
    • 3-4 cardamom
    • 1 inch cinnamon stick
    • 3-4 cloves
    • 5-6 tbsp ghee
    • salt to taste
    • A big handful of chopped coriander
    • A handful of mint leaves

    How to make Muslim Mutton Curry

    1. Wash the Mutton nicely twice and drain out all the excess water and keep it ready for marination.
    2. Finely slice the onions, apply some salt and leave it aside for 10mins. After 10mins, squeeze out the excess water and deep fry them till golden brown. Remove on absorbent paper and keep aside
    3. Chop the tomatoes into small pieces; remove the juice of two lemons and keep aside
    4. Whisk yogurt till there are no lumps and add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt. Add the chopped tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, lime juice and crushed fried onions. Check for seasoning
    5. Add the mutton pieces and mix with hands or with a spatula. Keep in the refrigerator for an overnight marination.
    6. The next morning, remove the mutton from the fridge and bring it to room temperature
    7. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan on a medium flame and add the bay leaves, peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and let it splutter for a minute. Pour the marinated mutton along with the marination in the pan and bring it a boil.
    8. Once it comes to a boil, let it simmer on a low flame covered for around 1-1.5 hours stirring at intervals till the mutton is tender and falling off the bone
    9. Check for seasonings and once the mutton is completely cooked and tender; garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.
    10. Serve hot with khaboos or soft butter pav or some steamed rice and onion salad

    My Tip:

    Do not rush the process, slow cooking this dish lends a lovely taste & texture to the meat & body of the curry.

    Muslim Mutton curry is one of the various variations of the mutton curry that exist today. The step-by step procedure given to make this recipe will help you easily recreate this dish at home. The flavours of the Muslim Mutton Curry, primarily come from the marinated mutton pieces. Ensure that the mutton pieces are coated well with the batter and that the pieces also get enough time to marinate in the mixture and their own juices. Proper marination of the mutton will ensure that the flavours and aromas of all the spices used to make the Muslim Mutton Curry are well infused. For best results allow the mutton to marinate overnight before cooking the final curry at home. Serve this curry with Indian flatbreads or rice to get a nutritious and filling main dish for lunch and dinner.

    This recipe of Muslim Mutton curry is shared by our home chef Disha Khurana which requires 30 minutes for the preparation and 90 minutes for cooking.

    The Muslim Mutton Curry is a dish that has many variations. Referred to by different names in different regions, the mutton curry is a British Raj era dish that was first served in Indian railways in 1857. Almost 60 years in the making, the mutton curry has come a long way.

    Mutton is believed to be the leanest meat since it contains comparatively less fat than chicken. Mutton contains CLA i.e., conjugated linoleic acid, which is a fatty acid that can prevent and reduce the risk of inflammation. CLA is also believed to contain fatty acids such as niacin and selenium that help lower the risk of cancer. Mutton is believed to help stabilize the heartbeat, owing to which the consumption of mutton has often been associated with improved heart health. Like other meats, mutton is also a rich source of protein that prevents anemia, making it extremely beneficial for pregnant women. Since mutton is a rich source of protein, mutton consumption helps in weight management and improving immunity. Mutton not only has nutritional benefits but also has benefits for the skin and the hair. Being a rich source of minerals and iron, mutton has anti-ageing benefits because it enhances the production of new cells and promotes cell regeneration. In addition to this, consumption of mutton also helps to combat common skin ailments such as eczema, acne, rashes and dry skin. Mutton also contains folate, which increases the production of red blood cells that helps in brain development in young children.

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