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Chettinad Mutton Chops

Chettinad tasty dish

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

traditional Chettinad dish. try and add your comments.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 20 1 cm mutton pieces
    • 1 tsp fennel seed
    • 1 cup cocunut (grated)
    • 2 finely chopped onions
    • 5 red chillies(whole )
    • 1 tsp chilli powder
    • 2 tsp dhania powder
    • ½ tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp fresh ginger-garlic paste
    • 2 tsp corn flour paste
    • 4 green chillies (cut in the middle)
    • 1 fresh tomato pastes
    • 2 cinnamon sticks
    • 2 cloves
    • 2 green cardamom
    • 1 sprig - curry leaves
    • 2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
    • salt
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 tbsp oil


    1. Put half the chopped onions in a pressure pan and add mutton pieces, tomato paste, ginger- garlic paste, chilli powder,dhania powder,turmeric powder,2 green chillies,salt and 3 cups of water.
    2. Turn the flame off after 5 whistle.keep this aside.
    3. Take a kadai , add oil then cinnamon sticks,cloves, green cardamoms, fennel seeds and saute well.add the remaining chopped onions, red chillies, green chillies(2 no.s), curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut and the boiled mutton pieces. saute till it becomes dry or done
    4. Garnish with sliced oions,fried curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves.
    5. Very tasty chettinad mutton chops is ready to be served with rice .


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Shinchi,thank u so much.


    I tried this with chicken and it tasted wonderful. Thank you very much.

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Thank u very much Sandhya!.


    Exttttttttreeeemly yummy!!! :) Wonderful recipe!! You MUST try this out!!

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Garnish with chopped capsicum and spring onions.