Mutton Sukha is a delectable South Indian dish, which can be prepared at home with some easily available ingredients.

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 500 gm mutton
  • 2 sliced thick onion
  • 1 sliced tomato
  • 1 inches cinnamon
  • 5 green cardamom
  • 1 handful chopped curry leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 dash powdered spice black pepper
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 sliced & slit green chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon urad dal
  • 4 clove
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • For Marination
  • 5 cloves peeled garlic
  • 2 inches ginger
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 100 gm peeled shallots (small onions)
  • 2 sliced & slit green chilli
  • 1/2 cup water

Method:

  • After removing the mutton fat, soak the mutton chunks in some lukewarm water with a pinch of turmeric and
  • salt. Then drain the excess water. In the meantime, mix all the whole spices and grind them together in a
  • blender. Marinate the mutton pieces in this for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Put a pan on medium flame and add water, once the water starts boiling. Add the marinated mutton pieces
  • and boil until half-cooked. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and
  • salt.
  • Cook till the mutton pieces are tender and water has almost evaporated. Keep aside. Heat oil in a different pan.
  • Fry the dal until golden. Add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and star anise. Fry for a minute or two.
  • Add the onions and green chillies. Fry until onions are golden brown. Add the tomatoes and curry leaves. Cook
  • for another 2 minutes and add the mutton pieces.
  • Now add pepper powder and increase flame to high. Cook until oil starts to separate and the mixture becomes
  • dry. Transfer it to a serving dish and serve hot with rice or roti.