Yummy mutton gets the delicious flavours of Andhra with this recipe.
ANDHRA MUTTON CURRY
750 grams mutton, cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone
Salt to taste
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
½ teaspoon fennel seeds (saunf)
6-8 black peppercorns
1 inch cinnamon
3 green cardamoms
1 teaspoon poppy seeds (khus khus)
4 tablespoons oil
10-12 curry leaves
1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
2 large onions, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves + for garnishing
1. Pressure cook mutton pieces with salt, turmeric powder and sufficient water till the pressure is released 6-7 times. Open the lid when the pressure reduces completely.
2. Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms and poppy seedstill fragrant. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a fine powder.
3. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add curry leaves, ginger-garlic paste and onions, mix and sauté till onions are well browned.
4. Add tomato and mix well. Add salt, mix and cook till the tomatoes turn soft.
5. Add chilli powder, pepper powder and prepared spice powder, mix well and cook till the oil starts to leave the sides of the pan.
6. Add the cooked mutton with the cooking liquor and coriander leaves and mix well. Simmer till the mutton is fully cooked.
7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.