Monday, September 26, 2011

Mutton Varuval

In throne mutton again. See I told you? You can't possibly separate mutton from Indians like us (Mutton Parathal, Pepper Mutton Curry, Indian Mutton Meatball Soup & Mutton Soup)? No, you can't. I am okay, but my other half-half? He is out rightly a mutton lover. So? Instead of repeating the same mutton dish, I try to coin new dishes (Mutton Dalca, Mutton Kurma, Masala Mutton Curry & Mutton Keema). Mutton Varuval of course obviously is a dry style and believe me, there's various ways and various styles according to your preference. Mine version is a twist. A twist in the sense that I added dark soy sauce and almond powder. Of course, almond powder or even paste can be replaced by cashew nuts or kas-kas, if you want to. But the end result will still be succulent mutton coated in a dry style spicy gravy and scented by coriander leaves (Vegetarian Mutton Varuval).

500g mutton - cut into bite sizes
1 large onion - sliced thinly
1 (about 100g) tomato - sliced thinly
1 tbsp ginger paste 
1/2 tbsp garlic paste 
Chilli flakes (as per taste)
1 1/2 tbsp almond powder/paste
1/4 tsp garam masala 
1 tsp vinegar 
1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce
4 tbsp oil
2 stalks coriander leaves (shredded/chopped)
Salt for taste

Into mutton, mix and combine onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, chilli flakes, almond, garam masala and salt. 
Heat oil and when heated, add mutton mixture.
Stir for a couple of mins.
Add enough water to cook the mutton tender and soft.
Stir in between to dry up the gravy.   
Pour in vinegar and dark soy sauce.
Stir again and off the heat. 
Add coriander leaves, another good stir before dishing out. 


  1. Very tempting recipe,luks yum...

  2. Wow what a delicious looking dish, love your recipe! :)

  3. looks great...a bit complicated for me to cook this hehehe

  4. OMG...This mutton is making me drool....Lovely recipe

  5. Wow, that's so meaty, but meaty is good and the pictures are amazing. I'm drooling over my keyboard here :D

  6. I've never been a fan of mutton, but you make this look so amazing you might just change my mind!

  7. delicious combination lovely mutton dish

  8. This looks yummy. Drooling... TQ 4 sharing.

  9. thank you so much all you great people with all the great comments.

  10. The gravy is looking absolutely droolworthy :)


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