Arabic Style Mutton Curry | How to make Arabic Style Mutton Curry

By Bethica Das  |  7th Apr 2018  |  
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About Arabic Style Mutton Curry Recipe

Being based in the U.A.E, I was introduced to these wonderful spices called zaatar and sumac. These spices are used extensively on meat, vegetables, hummus, on Arabic breads and sprinkled on salads too. Hence, I decided to try using these spices and prepare a mutton curry and the taste was refreshingly different and delicious. Just have it with any Indian breads like tandoori roti or naan.

Arabic Style Mutton Curry

Ingredients to make Arabic Style Mutton Curry

  • 500 gms. Mutton cubes (boneless or with bones)
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 3 medium onions, sliced
  • 8-10 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder or to taste
  • 2 tsp. zaatar powder (mediterranean spice powder)
  • 1/2 tsp. sumac powder (mediterranean spice equivalent to amchur powder)
  • 1 tsp. toasted white sesame seeds

How to make Arabic Style Mutton Curry

  1. Pressure cook the mutton in 2 cups water for 20-25 minutes on low flame after the first whistle. Drain and wash well with fresh water. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil and temper with cumin seeds. After it stops spluttering, saute the garlic till it changes colour. Then add the onion and green chillies and fry till light brown.
  3. Add the boiled mutton cubes, salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder and stir fry for a minute or two. Add the za'atar and sumac powder and saute to combine well. Serve, garnished with sesame seeds.

Reviews for Arabic Style Mutton Curry (1)

Hema Mallika year ago

Would love to try this.