Ingredients needed for Mutton Stew
1/2 kilo Mutton
2 tbsps oil ( Coconut oil preferred)
1 cup onions sliced finely
4 green chillies slit
1 tsp garlic chopped
1 tsp ginger chopped
1 cup potato cubes
1 carrot cut into thick rounds
2 tomatoes cut into rounds
2 cups grated coconut
1 tsp khus khus ( Poppy Seeds) ground to a paste
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp small onions chopped
1 tbsp curry leaves chopped
1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
1 tbsp cashew nuts broken
How to prepare Mutton Stew Kerala style?
Extract 1 cup of thick coconut milk and 3 cups of thin milk from the coconut. Keep aside.
Heat oi, Saute onions, green chillies, garlic and ginger, when they gettransparent, add potatoes and carrot.
Saute for a minute and then add mutton pieces. saute till the mutton turns colour.
Add the thin coconut milk to the meat and cook till the meat gets tender. Add salt to taste, tomatoes and cover till the tomatoes are cooked nicely.
Add the poppy seeds paste, crushed cardamom, pepper powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
Then add the thick coconut milk, remove from fire as it comes to boil.
Heat ghee in a small fry pan for tempering. Add small onions, curry leaves, cashew nuts and coriander leaves.
When they are golden pour over the stew and serve hot with Neichoru / Vegetable Biryani