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Mutton Varutha Curry

Quick and a different home preparation

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

A tasty and traditional Chettinad preparation. Very easy to do Mutton Curry. Try and drop your comments.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • mutton - 1 cup (cleaned, cut into 1 cm cubes and half cooked in turmeric powder-1/2 tsp,chili powder-1 tsp,salt-1 tsp)
    • small onions (sambar onions)- 1 cup (peeled and finely chopped)
    • tomato puree - 2 tsp
    • chili powder - 1 tsp
    • pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
    • ginger- garlic paste - 2 tsp
    • crushed cinnamon stick , green cardamom, cloves - 1 tsp
    • finely chopped coriander leaves - 1 tsp
    • salt - to taste
    • refined oil - 2 tbsp
    • crushed cashews - 2 tsp



    1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the half cooked mutton for 4 mins and take that out.
    2. Now  fry the chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste and saute well and add tomato puree, chhili powder,pepper powder, crushed cloves and other spices , finely chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste. saute well.
    3.  When oil separates add the half-cooked and then little-fried mutton pieces and saute till done(7 mins).           
    4. Add 2  tsp crushed cashews  on top.
    5. Serve hot with rice , curd-rice and sambar sadam . very tasty side dish.Add 2 tsp crushed cashews  on top.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    you can do chicken varutha curry using the same recipe using chicken instead of mutton .