Thursday, November 26, 2015

Mutton kozhumbu - Traditional Way

This is a traditional kozhumbu. I learnt this recipe from my MIL and also my husband loves this a lot. The main ingredient is the kozhumbu powder which gives the traditional flavour out of it. You can check my Kozhumbu milagai thool or powder.


Ingredients :
Mutton - 1/2 kg
Kozhumbu milagai powder - 2 tbsp
red chili powder + Coriander powder - 2 tsp + 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Curry leaves - few
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1"
Salt - as required
Oil - as required

Ground paste :
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Gram dal - 2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp

Preparation :
  • Heat oil in a pan , add fennel seeds , cinnamon , curry leaves , Onion and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add ginger garlic paste , cook until raw smell disappears.
  • Now add the mutton and continue to cook for 2 to 3 mins until it becomes pale color.
  • Add the dry masala powders and combine well with mutton.
  • Tomatoes can be added at this stage and make sure the masala's do not get burnt.
  • once the tomatoes are smashed well , add little water and ground paste and bring it to a boil and then close the lid. Bring for 4 to 5 whistles or until the mutton becomes tender.
  • Serve hot with Rice or Chapathi.