Kerala-style mutton roast


With the aroma of whole spices and the richness of coconut, this traditional Kerala-style mutton recipe is a must-try.


750 gm mutton
10 cloves of garlic
1 inch piece ginger
1 tsp fennel seeds
4 cloves
1 piece cinnamon
2 cardamoms
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
3 onion
1 tomato
4 green chillies
Curry leaves
1 cup pearl onion
1/2 cup coconut
1+1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
1/2 tsp crushed pepper


Wash the mutton thoroughly and cut it into medium-sized pieces
Crush ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, and cardamom in a mixer
Heat a tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan and add fry crushed masala
Reduce the heat to low and add chilli powder, turmeric powder, and coriander powder
Sauté for a minute and switch off flame
Add this masala, enough salt, and lemon juice on the mutton and marinate for at least two hours
In a pressure cooker, mix the mutton, chopped onion, tomato, green chilli, curry leaves and half a cup of water well and cook for one whistle
After one whistle, reduce the heat to low and cook for another 15 minutes
Heat a tablespoon of coconut oil in another pan and splutter the mustard seeds
Add dried chillies, curry leaves, pearl onions, and coconut
When onions turns light brown, add cooked mutton and crushed pepper
Cook on medium heat until gravy thickens
Delicious mutton is ready.

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