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Mutton curry with lemon juice

very tasty

Recipe by Sailaja neelam of Hyderabad, IN

A bit elaborate but it is worth

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1/2 kg mutton ( preferably ribs meat )
    • 1/2 tsp jeera powder
    • 4 medium sized onions
    • 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
    • 1 pinch turmeric powder
    • 5 tsp chilli powder
    • 3 tsp salt
    • 1/2 cup lemon juice
    • 1 tsp butter
    • 10 tsp oil
    • 5 cups of water


    1. Cut mutton into medium size cubes
    2. Cut 2 onions into medium size cubes
    3. Grind remaining onions, jeera powder and ginger and garlic paste into fine paste.
    4. Heat oil and fry onion cubes till trasparent.
    5. Add a pinch of turmeric powder
    6. Add above prepared paste and fry till oil separates onion paste.
    7. Add meat and fry for 2 mins and add salt.
    8. Now fry till water evaporates.
    9. Now add chilli powder and add water.
    10. Cook for 30 mins till meat is done.
    11. Add lemon juice and cook for 2 mins till medium consistency.
    12. Now garnish with butter and serve hot with piping Hot Rice


    Sailaja neelam

    Sailaja neelam

    Dear Zahera Shaikh, Sorry for delay in answering your query. You can add 4tsp according to your choice but nothing less than 4tsp as lemon neutralizes the chilly powder.

    zahera shaikh

    will it be tasty if we put lesser amount of chilly because 5 tsp of chilly in 1/2 kg of mutton is too much.

    satya prasad

    Really awesome and tasty too. Worth a try.