Wednesday, March 17, 2010


• Mutton( small pieces) - 1 kg
• Pearl onions(small sliced) - 3 no s
• Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
• Shallots - 5 no s
• Tomato(small sliced) - 2 no s
• Mint leaves - 2 spring
• Coriander leaves - 2 springs
• Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
• Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
• Pepper powder - 1 tsp
• Coriander powder - ½ tsp
• Garam masala - 1 tsp
• Coconut oil - 3 tabs
• Salt - to taste
• Water - as required
• Green chilly(half slit) - 3 no s
• Mustard seed - 1 tsp
• Cinnamon stick - 2 piece
• Cloves - 2 piece

How to Prepare:

For Mari nation:
• Take clean and cut pieces of mutton in a bowl ,add a little bit of salt , ½ tsp of turmeric powder , ½ tsp of turmeric powder 1/2tsp of garam masala and ½ tsp of vinegar or limejuice in it and mix well with pieces and marinate this for 10 to 12 minutes after that in a pressure cooker put this marinated mutton pieces and a little bit of water ,2 piece of cinnamon stick ,2 pieces of cloves and close well and cook for minimum 6 whistles and it would be done ,keep it aside.

• Take a pan or kadai ,add 3 tabs of coconut oil when it gets hot add mustard seeds , when it gets splutter add broken red chilly 3 no s ,then add small sliced shallots , ginger garlic paste and sauté it well , then add sliced pearl onions , sauté well ,add green chilly and sauté well for 5 minutes so that the onions would become light brown in color ,then add sliced tomato and mix along and keep it for 2 minutes.

• Add ½ tsp of turmeric powder ,then ½ to 1 tsp of red chilly powder or kashmiri chilly powder ,coriander powder ½ tsp ,1/2 tsp of turmeric powder ,then few coriander leaves and mint leaves and mix well at keep it for 3 to 5 minutes at simmer mode.

• Then add half cooked mutton pieces and its stock into the pan and mix long with masala for 5 minutes at simmer mode and add required water for gravy and check out the salt, close with a lid for 10 to 12 minutes for boiling at simmer.

• After 10 minutes open the lid and add garam masala into this and mix along and keep it for few minutes then add freshly chopped coriander leaves few and, mint leaves few with this and mix along and turn off the fire.

• Serve it in a dish and garnish with coriander and mint leaves.


  1. seems spicy & delicious...nice recipe,will surely try this for chicken..

  2. That's a wonderful mutton prep, Reshmi :-)Love to have this gravy with parotta or pathiri...that would be a divine combo...

  3. Iyooooo kothiyavunnu koche..Pinne endayi karyangal..enna hospitalilekku...?

  4. ente tina koche....kothi enthina aakunathu...indaaki aakunu...mikkavaraum 24 th inu admit cheyyendi verumayirikum...

  5. thanks beena...for the lovely comments..

  6. thank u sushma..instant of mutton u can try it out with chicken or any kind of would be divine...

  7. Masala looks yum...very tempting :)

  8. Mutton Preparation looks so mouthwatering and delicious that it's become an instant hit in my family.

    Thanks for sharing.


  9. Mutton pepper masala looks superb, spicy and inviting:)

  10. Entamme..vayil kappalodan thodaghi..mutton kanichinghane kothipikkathe reshmi..:)

  11. This mutotn pepper looks really yummmy

  12. hhhmmmmm yummyyyy................

  13. Slurppp!!tempting mutton masala..

  14. Wow mutton looks very spicy. Would love to have with rice.

  15. thanks to deepa,priya,soma,kothiyavunu,malar.mekha n gita for the lovely comments...thanks a lot...

  16. Hai Reshmi,it's really spicy and delicious ,and every body love it at my home...thanks for this.And I'm sorry to correct you...but you have to edit it ..becoz I think u mentioned turmeric powder 2 times.....for marinating..may be u mean pepper powder....if I am wrong I'm sorry....thanks for this recipe once again....