Aatu Kari Kulambu (Mutton Curry)


1/2 lb Mutton
4 Potato(optional)
1 tsp Fennel seeds
2 Onion(medium size)
2 Tomato(medium size)
1 tbsps Poppy seeds Paste
1/ tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsps Coriander powder
2 tbsps Chilli powder
3 tbsps Coconut paste
1 tsp Ginger-garlic Paste
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
4 Cloves
2 Bay leaves
2 Cinnamon(medium size)
1 tbsp Curd(optional)
5 tbsps Oil
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Salt for taste


1. Marinate the mutton pieces with the poppy seed paste,garam masala & 1tsp of salt.

2. Heat the oil in pressure pan & put the fennel,seeds,cloves,bay leaves & Cinnamon.Let them splutter.Add the chopped onion & fry till slight golden brown.

3. Add the ginger-garlic paste & fry for 4-5 mts.Now add the chopped tomato,salt & turmeric powder & cook for 6-7 mts till the oil separates from the masala.

4. Add the the marinated mutton,potato cubes & a cup of water & combine all the masalas & cooks for 5-6 mts.

5. Now,close the pan & pressure it till the mutton becomes soft.Then,open the pan & add the coriander powder,chilli powder & coconut paste & cook the garvy for 10 mts in slow flame till theoil separate from the masala.

6. Now,garnish the mutton with the coriander leaves.

7. Serve the mutton curry with rice,dosai,idle,puri,roti & naan.

Tips: You can add cashewnut paste instread of using the coconut paste.Soak the cashewnut in hot water for 10 mts & make the paste.


Anonymous said…
I have been longing for a mutton kulambu recipe for very long.Finally I found yours by searching google.Thanks.
Let me try this today itself.
Please,if possible post the recipe for Biriyani thats made in tamilnadu.All these restaurents selling briyani are north indian style which is not very good.
Again Thanks for the wonderful recipe.Please do post recipes for whatever you know.
sasi said…
Hai Deep A very happy new year to you. I am fed up of cooking my way. I shall try this Thanks
param said…
Hi Deepa,
Just tried your aatukari kuzhambu.Came out so well.Just tasted like how my mom prepares it back in India.Thanks again.
joshua said…
Excellent recipe. it came out really well.Thanks very much.

cynthia said…
Hi Deepa,
The salna and mutton curry came out so well.I extend my special thanks for the simple way in which you have made me make exotic stuff.I could never make the mutton kulambu,until I tried yours.Kudos and keep up the good work.Do you have a good recipe for briyani,if so post it and I shall definetly try it.thankyou once again for all the excellent recipes you have posted so far.god bless you
uma said…
hi i always wanted 2 try new tasty recipe 4 my husband.this is really very nice.thank u deepa

Popular posts from this blog

Raw Mango Dal with Baingan Bartha