Sunday, June 23, 2013

Chili Mutton With Potatoes


Mutton may not be the healthiest meat. Of course, I know (Simple Mutton Curry With Cumin Coriander Rice & Yellow Cabbage). It's a fact that as we grow older, its advisable we cut down on any kind of red meat, yes, mutton is regarded as red meat (Mutton Bone Marrow Curry, Dalcha/Mutton Dhal Curry and Lamb Yogurt Curry), how about mushroom stalk vegetarian mutton (Vegetarian Mutton Curry Leaves)? I can't say much because I am quite cautious of mock meat as well, and with all the debates on what we should or should not eat, its rather confusing which is a safe bet these days. 


Having said all of that, we still yearn for a mutton dish every, at least once a month. Must be cooked with chilies (Spicy Chicken Raisins, Fish Chilli Lime Gravy & Prawn Chilli Oyster Sauce), as usual, we Malaysians love spiciness (Chilli Crabs, Chilli Coriander Steamed Fish, Butter Basil Prawns, Thai Fish Style & Curry Leaves Chilli Lala), otherwise, food is so boring and the other atop of our list is potatoes (Jacket Potato Minced Chicken & Curried Potatoes). So, that sort of says why chillies and potatoes somehow will swim into a mutton dish, this Chilli Mutton With Potatoes speaks for itself then.  Cook it, eat it and love it. Take care everyone! 

Ingredients
400g mutton - cut into bite sizes
1/2 tbsp garlic paste
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp onion paste
8 dried red chillies - cut into 1/2 inch length
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp fennel powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 sprigs curry leaves
2 potatoes - cubed into medium size pieces
Oil as needed
Salt for taste  
Method
Mix ginger paste, onion paste and garlic paste into mutton and keep aside.
Add a bit of salt into potatoes
Fry potatoes in heated oil until light brown. 
Remove and keep aside. 
Leave about 3 tbsp of oil in the same pan. 
Add dried red chillies and all of the powdered spices.
Stir in, add mutton and salt.
Stir again and pour about 1 cup of water.
Simmer until mutton is cooked and gravy thickens.
Finally add curry leaves and fried potatoes.
Give a good stir and remove from heat.










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30 comments:

  1. U r so profesional., :)
    Keep in touch
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  2. Stopped eating very mutton due of smell & change in color to black after cooking.Here we get different varieties from all over the world & butchers say its fresh. But how it will be fresh when it is imported from other country & don't know how much time it takes to reach the shop.

    Loved your take with chilly & addition of potatoes makes it more tempting.

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  3. oh wow... love what i am seeing... sure this must be really good...

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  4. I have never cooked mutton or any meat with potatoes myself.But yes I have eaten because my Muslim friends add all sorts of vegetables in it, even leafy greens. I like the taste of fennel powder in mutton.

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  5. wonderful recipe. I like the use of dash of fennel powder. I am sure this mutton is quite aromatic and delicious.

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  6. delicious looking dish, can't comment on mutton but I can make it with tofu.

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  7. Yes, I have seen other post of yours & couple other blogs where potato was used as a combination with Mutton. But papaya juice addition to tenderize meat is brand new!! Also I have seen people pressure cook mutton, one of the hardest meats in the world!
    Love the color and the freshness of the fry! 10 dried red chilli, Wow - that must have been pretty hot!
    Love the shots and the demonstration!

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  8. useful tips to remove the smell of the mutton!!

    I dont always eat Mutton, but when its cooked properly, it can be a delish!

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  9. Looks delicious Nava.. Loved the addition of fennel powder.. Lovely recipe dear :-)

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  10. I agree, cooking mutton can be tricky, but if cooked properly, it is one of the most satisfying foods on earth (atleast for me!) Loved this mutton recipe. YUM!

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  11. wow..potato with mutton looks interesting nava...that is really inviting me with some chappathi's on plate

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  12. My mil used to prepare mutton with potato and It would be at the most tasty.... New thing is adding papaya juice... In Sg I doubt whether they give mutton or beef... So not tried using it.

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  13. Oh looks delicious Nava. I too love potatoes in meat. Its such a wonderful combo :-)

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  14. u are good in cooking :3 love curry ~

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  15. This looks so scrumptious, love the combination of mutton and potato!!

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  16. can't say anything abt recipe being vegetarian...
    what brings me here is your neat and beautiful pictures.. superb dear!!!

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  17. I love mutton but have never made a mutton curry, sounds great.

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  18. Looks real delectable Nava ! I love adding potatoes to mutton dishes too...simply superb ! love your clicks !

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  19. This curry sounds utterly fantastic my friend :)
    Very spicy too!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  20. Mutton dishes are incomplete without potatoes...I cannot agree more. I love love love that combination as much as I love what you have done to this dish. It looks super gorgeous and super tempting!You know what, next time I visit I may just invite myself to your place:-)

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  21. simple yet comforting food nava.. i also follow same the same version..

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  22. Hi Nava, this mutton dish look very inviting. I need extra rice to go with your this awesome dish. :))

    Have a great week ahead.

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  23. Addition of papaya juice is a new tip to me !! And yes, mutton & potatoes are a deadly combo :)

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  24. Love this recipe. Mutton galore. But will skip papaya juice. Not sure whether my papaya allergy extends to the juice from papaya leaves.

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  25. well blended together with masala...looks yum!!

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  26. yummy yummy this sedap and must try

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