Sunday, February 11, 2018

MUTTON PEPPER FRY


Try out this spicy mutton pepper fry.... a treat for spicy food lovers.It goes well with parottas, dosas and appams. You can adjust the spice level as per your liking. This dish is from the South Indian Cuisine and is prepared with a little variation in Andhra, Tamilnadu and Kerala. For example in Andhra the spice level is very high and in Kerala they make it in coconut oil.


Ingredients:
Mutton .......... 1/2 kg
Onion ............ 1 large (or use 1/4 cup birista - crispy fried onion)
Ginger paste ... 1 tsp
Garlic paste .... 2 tsps
Curry leaves .... 2 sprigs
Green chillies .. 3-4
Cinnamon .......... 2" stick 
Cloves ............... 4
Black cardamom .. 2
Salt ......... to taste
Oil ............... 4-5 tbsps

Dry roast and grind:
Black pepper corns .. 2 tsps
Cumin seeds ............1 tsp
Coriander seeds ...... 1 tsp
Green cardamoms ... 4

Method:

Dry roast and grind the mentioned masalas coarsely.

Clean the mutton and pressure cook it with a little salt, black cardamom, cinnamon stick and 1 cup water. 








In a pan heat oil and add the cinnamon and black cardamom.









When they give out a nice aroma add the ginger, garlic and saute.









Tip in the green chillies.








Now add the fried onion and stir. Add 1/2 cup stock from the pressure cooked meat.








Next add the mutton pieces.










Stir in a tbsp of ground masala powder or as much as you like. Season with salt.









Keep stirring until the masalas are incorporated into the muton and it is dry.









Finally heat a tbsp. of oil, add 1 tsp of coarsely crushed black pepper corns and the curry leaves. 







Stir them into the prepared mutton. You can squeeze some lemon juice if you like.



46 comments:

  1. Looks delicious. Loved the addition of freshly ground masala and no doubt, it gives a extra punch to the dish.

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    1. Very true Priya.. the aroma of fresh masala is just too good.
      Thanks

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  2. Love your step by step instructions. With all the spices you have used, this looks really delicious.

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  3. I love black pepper in any dish, it enhances the flavours of the dish. I bet this dish had some unique taste to it.

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    1. True Jagruti.. and black pepper is good for health too.

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  4. What a blend of spices with tender mutton.. They look awesome.. Sure the pepper will bring yummy taste with the mutton pieces..

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    1. Yes Sujitha.. spicy food lovers with love it to the core.

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  5. I love pepper it's such a great spice. This roast is delicious.

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    1. Yes dear.. and it has lot of health benefits too.

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  6. That sounds like a spicy and flavorful curry. Looks delicious.

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  7. This is so tempting and I am drooling over it now, craving for this flavourful dish right now, loved your recipe.

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  8. WoW Shobha aunty this is really such a yummy recipe loaded with full of flavours and love..my husband loves mutton I’ll surely try this & suprised him ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. Do that Jolly.. hope he will enjoy this mutton dish.

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  9. Black pepper is one of those underrated spices that can elevate a dish as I am sure it did with this one.

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    1. Yes Aruna.. that's the key ingredient here in this recipe.

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  10. Love anything flavored with pepper, this mutton fry is definitely a real torture, cant take my eyes from that bowl of alluring mutton fry. Mouthwatering here.

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    1. Thanks for liking the mutton preparation Priya.

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  11. One of my hubby's favorite dishes. He always get my daughter's friend to make some whenever we're in Bangalore.

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    1. Ok.. Glad to hear that. Maybe one day you will start cooking mutton for your hubby.

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  12. We don't cook mutton on regular basis but this is one of our favorite. Looks delicious. Glad you gave step by step pictures๐Ÿ˜

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    1. Same here.. mutton is very rare in our house too.

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  13. Droolicious! This is a recipe worth saving for Ramadan and Eid. Wish I could dive in through my computer screen to scoop up some of this delicious curry. ๐Ÿ˜‹

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    1. Thanks for liking it and your sweet compliment Maria.

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  14. Love the step by step presentation. The curry sounds like a perfect dish for mutton lovers.

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    1. Yes dear.. it is a treat ..
      thanks :)

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  15. Lovely flavours with spice from Peppers used. Certainly compliments with dosas as much as any rice dish. In fact south indians love to consume their gravies with neer dosa and plain dosas. Great share.

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    1. Thanks Vidya.. we also love these dishes with appams and neer dosas.

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  16. I love making pepper fry, tdo make the veg version. This must be a hit dish.

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    1. Yes dear.. even a veg dish would be a hit.

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  17. Love the mutton pepper roast. It is delicious.

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  18. I almost make similar recipe with potatoes. Nice that you use fresh spices to cook.

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    1. I will try with potatoes too. Thanks dear.

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  19. This is my baba's fav dish !!! yours look so so tempting and inviting :)

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  20. Can I have this whole meal? You made me drool
    Seriously, I am
    Such a big mutton fan , and I am loving your mutton pepper fry , will try it soon

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  21. Mutton in pepper can never go wrong! Just so delicious...

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  22. Winter is the best for pepperfries...

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