Easy Pressure Cooker Mutton Stew

Mutton stew

Mutton Stew Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 6 – 7)

1. Mutton – 1 kg, cut into small pieces

2. Potato – 3 small, cut into large cubes

3. Onion – 1 medium-small, cubed

   Whole spices – whole pepper corns – 1/4 tsp, cardamom – 2, cloves – 6, cinnamon  stick – 1/2 inch and fennel seeds – 1/4 tsp (optional), slightly crushed in a mortar and pestle

   Ginger – 1.5 tbsp, thinly sliced

   Garlic – 5, chopped

   Green chilies – 5 – 6, slit

   Curry leaves – 1 sprig

   Salt – To taste

4. Water / thin coconut milk –  3/4 cup

5. Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

   Garam masala powder – 1 pinch

   Thick coconut milk – 1 – 1.5 cups

6. Coconut oil – 1.5 + 1 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp (optional)

    Cashews – 2 tbsp

    Pearl onions – 3 – 4, thinly sliced

    Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Heat 1.5 tbsp coconut oil in a pressure cooker at medium heat. Add the ingredients numbered 3. Saute for a few minutes until onion turns transparent. Add mutton pieces, potato pieces, 3/4 cup water / thin coconut milk and salt to taste. Pressure cook for 3 whistles (depends on the type of mutton you use) or until mutton is soft and done. Open the pressure cooker after 10 – 15 minutes. Bring to a boil and add 1/4 tsp pepper powder and a pinch of garam masala powder. Bring down the heat to low. Add 1 – 1.5 cups of thick coconut milk. Mix well. Taste-check for salt. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes (do not boil). Switch off.

2. Heat 1 tbsp coconut oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds (optional) and fry cashews until golden. Next add sliced pearl onions, curry leaves and stir until golden brown. Switch off. Pour this seasoning over the curry. Keep covered for 10 minutes. Enjoy the yummy mutton stew with appam, idiyappam or chapathis.

Easy Mutton Stew

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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