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Gongura mutton

Prathibha Anjan
10 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Gongura mutton RECIPE

It’s a famous and most popular Andhra delicacy

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Stir fry
  • Roasting
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 kg lamb meat, cleaned and cut into pieces
  2. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  3. salt to taste
  4. chilly powder 1tbs, green chilly 3
  5. pepper powder - 1tsp
  6. Garam masala -1tbs coriander powder 1 1/2 tbs
  7. 1 tbs ginger garlic paste
  8. For the curry, 3 tblsp cooking oil
  9. 2 bay leaves
  10. 4 whole green cardamoms
  11. 200 g gongura leaves ( red sorrel)
  12. 1 large onion finely chopped
  13. 1 stem large curry leaves
  14. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  15. salt to taste
  16. chilly powder 1tbs
  17. Green chillys -2
  18. pepper powder - 1tsp
  19. Garam masala -1tbs
  20. coriander powder 1 1/2 tbs
  21. 1 tbs ginger garlic paste
  22. 1 large cinnamon stick,
  23. 4 cloves (laung)
  24. Chopped coriander 1 tbs for garnishing


  1. Boil the mutton with some salt n turmeric in a pressure cooker. * Take a separate pan add half a glass of water n add the washed gongura leaves into it n blanch it ( takes about 5 mnts ) * Once it cools blend it to a purée
  2. * Once it comes to room temperature blend it to a purée with d green chillys * Now in a pan heat oil and add all the whole spices.( cloves cardamom bay leaves n cinnamon )
  3. * Once they start spluttering, add the chopped onion ... cook it til it turns pink n translucent .. Nxt add ginger garlic paste * Sauté till its no more raw ... and then add the gongura paste to it and all the ground spices and salt
  4. * Sauté till the oil is separated from the mixture. * Now add the meat pieces and sauté for five minutes so that they get well wrapped with the spices paste.
  5. * Then add water for curry and boil till it thickens * Garnish with fresh coriander or mint leaves and serve with rice.

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BetterButter Editorial
BetterButter Editorial   Apr-12-2018

Hi Prathibha, collage images are not allowed, kindly share a clear and single image of this dish. To edit the image, please go to the recipe image and click on the 'pen icon' on the right top side and edit the image. Thanks!

Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Apr-09-2018

Deliciously amazing!

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