Achari Mutton

Achari Mutton


1/2 cup coriander leaves chopped
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
800 gms mutton800 gms.
1 tsp turmeric powder
8 red chillies whole
1 tsp red chilli powder
4 medium tomatoes
5 cloves
1 tsp onion seeds
7 tblsp mustard oil
2 tblsp ginger chopped
4 medium onions
salt to taste
1 tblsp garlic chopped
1 tsp mustard seeds


1. Wash and cut the mutton into 11/2" cubes.
2. Take off and cut the onions.
3. Cut the tomatoes.
4. Roast the whole spices separately and grind everything coarsely.
5. Heat up oil in a thick-bottomed pot to smoking point, cool and again heat up the oil and stir fry the onions till brown.
6. Mix in the cut ginger-garlic.
7. Mix well.
8. Mix in coarsely ground masala powder.
9. Stir fry for half a minute, stirring all the time.
10. Mix in mutton, stir fry on high flame heat up till mutton pieces are well browned.
11. Mix in the tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
12. Stir fry till oil leaves the masala.
13. Mix in sufficient quantity of water (about 21/2 cups), bring it to a boil and cover.
14. Stir fry till the mutton is fully done.
15. Adjust the flavor and serve hot decorated with coriander leaves.