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Chettinad Mutton Gravy

Jayanthy Asokan
5 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chettinad Mutton Gravy RECIPE

Chettinad recipes has it's own versatile style of using spices which makes their recipes has it's own unique in cuisine.Chettind mutton gravy is made with fried pepper corns, cummin, cloves, cinnamon, fennel, onion, ginger,garlic and coconut. The spices are ground and added to mutton and pressure cooked for 15 minutes. Garnish it with curry leaves and can consume it with plain white rice and rotis.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Roasting
  • Pressure Cook
  • Blending
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Mutton (goat meat) 1/2 kg
  2. onion 2
  3. tomato 1
  4. pepper corns 4teaspoon
  5. Cummin seeds1/2 teaspoon
  6. Fennel seed 1/2 teaspoon
  7. cloves 2
  8. cinnamon 1/2inch
  9. ginger 1/2 inch
  10. garlic Cloves 3
  11. turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  12. oil 4 teaspoon
  13. Curry leaves 2 sprigs
  14. salt to taste
  15. coconut shredded 1/4 cup
  16. water 3 Cups


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a wok on medium flame. Add pepper corns and let it splutter.
  2. Add other spices and roast for two minutes.
  3. Add chopped onions, garlic, ginger and coconut and saute for a minute with the other spices together. Switch off the flame and let it cool. Blend well in a mixer.
  4. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add onion and saute well. Add tomatoes and ground masalas to it. Saute a minute. Add mutton to the masalas with turmeric powder and salt to taste with 3 cups of water and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Transfer cooked mutton in a wok for 10 minutes and garnish it with curry leaves. It's ready to serve with hot rice or rotis.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Mar-12-2018

Superb recipe.

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