Monday, 21 January 2013

MUTTON CURRY(In Bengali style)

This is a favorite Sunday dish in my family. My mother-in-law  love to eat the dish with hot rice at lunch. Also serve it with luchi (puri). Try it out! Its really delicious.

Mutton Curry(In Bengali style)

INGREDIENTS:

Mutton.......... 500 gm

Potato.......... 4 large

Onion.......... 150 gm

Ginger.......... 1 inch piece

Garlic.......... 6 to 8 cloves

Chilli powder.......... 2 tsp, or according to taste.

Turmeric powder.......... 1 tsp

Green Cardamon.......... 3 or 4

Cinnamon.......... 1 inch piece

Bay leaf.......... 2

Salt.......... To taste

Sugar.......... 1 tsp

Mustard oil.......... 4 tbsp

Ghee.......... 2 tbsp

Water.......... 1 cup or depending upon the gravy required



HOW TO COOK:

  • Clean and wash the meat and drain well.
  • Blend together the ginger, garlic and approximately 100 gm onion.
  • Finely chopped the remaining onion.
  • Mix the meat with onion, ginger, garlic paste, turmeric, chilli powder, salt and 2 tbsp mustard oil.
  • The meet  marinated for an hour.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut in half if large, else keep them whole.
  • Heat the remaining oil and ghee in a pressure cooker.
  • Fry the chopped onion till crisp and golden brown.
  • Drain the oil and keep aside.
  • Lower the flame and add the sugar.
  • Keep stirring till all the sugar is dissolved and the oil turned red.
  • Add the cardamon, cinnamon and bay leaves and fry for half a minute.
  • Add the most along with the marinade and fry  on a high flame till the masala is well fried and the oil separates.
  • When fry the masala add 3 to 4 tbsp warm water and staring to prevent sticking.
  • This will take about 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and warm water.
  • Check and adjust the seasoning.
  • Pressure cook for 5 minutes on a  low flame after the 3rd whistle.
  • Open the lid and check the meet. 
  • If it tender off the heat.
  • Garnish with the fried onions and serve with hot rice.
TIPS:

4 comments:

  1. Wow..
    Delicious!!!!
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  2. I will try it nw . . I think it will delicious Atanu maitra

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