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How to prepare Kerala Mutton Stew

Updated on March 15, 2013

Easy Kerala Mutton Stew

For Christmas, in many Kerala homes,  Mutton Stew is prepared, especially for the breakfast. Kerala Mutton Stew is a  delicious dish.  It goes very well with Appam, a traditional Kerala breakfast, which is fluffy and tasty, prepared from rice. 

Items required for Tasty Kerala Mutton Stew

The following items are required to prepare a tasty and easy Kerala Mutton Stew Recipe -

Mutton cubes - 500 g.

Potato cubes - 100 g.

Carrot cubes - 100 g.

Slit Green chillies - 6

Chopped Onion - 1/2 cup

Thick Coconut milk - 1 cup

Thin Coconut milk - 2 cups

Pepper corn - 1 tsp

Small Ginger pieces- 1/2 tbsp.

Small Garlic pieces - 1/2 tbsp.

Cooking Oil - 2 tbsp.

Cloves - 5

Cinnamom -1 piece

Cardamom - 5

Salt - as required

Curry leaves - 3 bunches

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.

How to Prepare Tasty Kerala Mutton Stew

Keep the cooking pan or cooker on the stove, and add oil.

Add garam masalas, (cloves, cardamom and cinnamom), mutton, green chillies, pepper corns, ginger and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.

Add thin coconut milk (2nd extract), and salt and cook for 10 minutes, with a covered lid.

Add potato cubes and carrot cubes, and cook for another 10 minutes.

Add 2 bunches of curry leave and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Add thick coconut milk (first extract), stir well and cook for 1 minute.

Season the Stew

Seasoning the Stew is optional.Even without seasoning, the stew will be tasty. But some people prefer seasoned stew.

Keep a pan on the stove and add 1 tbsp. oil.

Add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add chopped onion pieces.

Add curry leaves, and saute for a minute.

Add the whole thing to the mutton stew.

Note: If you are not seasoning the stew, add 1 2 tsp.coconut oil on top of it.

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      lex123 7 years ago

      Thanks ssaul for your visit and for the comment. I'm glad to know you too like mutton.

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      ssaul 7 years ago

      oh how i love mutton, love it! thanks