Black Mutton Curry

Fond of the masala loaded mutton curry? Then try this delicious Black Mutton Curry made with the goodness of spices and herbs. Just follow us through some easy steps and nail this authentic delight.

Black Mutton is an exclusive recipe for all the mutton lovers out there. The mutton pieces are coated with a thick spicy ground paste prepared from whole spices like peppercorns, clove, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, etc. The name comes from its appearance because Black Mutton Curry is dark brownish in color which almost resembles with the black color. Overall, if you’re someone who loves spices, you should try out this delicious Black Mutton Curry. We’ve been eating Butter Chicken, Malai Chicken, for a very long time. It’s time to explore something new. So, do try out this recipe and let’s know if you enjoyed making it.

Ingredients of Black Mutton Curry

  • 750 gm chopped mutton
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 small sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 4 green cardamom
  • 4 clove
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind extract
  • mint leaves as required
  • 1/2 cup green chutney
  • 1 cup yoghurt (curd)
  • 4 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 3 broken and de seeded dry red chili
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 small chopped into cubes, peeled potato
  • salt as required
  • 1 tablespoon kasoori methi leaves

Step 1 Marinate mutton pieces To begin with this easy recipe, wash and clean the mutton pieces with some lukewarm water. then rinse it again with normal water and pat dry. In a bowl, add turmeric, yogurt, green chutney, salt, and mutton pieces. Mix everything well and then keep it aside for 20 mins.

Step 2 Cook mutton Now, in a pressure cooker, add some oil and sliced onions, sauté and add the marinated mutton. Add 1 cup of water and then mix well. Cook it for one whistle on a high flame and then reduce the gas flame. Cook it for about 10 mins.

Step 3 Prepare the masala Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add all the whole spices except bay leaf and caraway seeds. Saute them for a while and add remaining onion. Saute it till it turns slighlty brown in color. Now, add desiccated coconut and saute it for a while. Once done, grind the masalas using water into a coarse paste.

Step 4 Combine rest ingredients Now, again heat oil in a pan and then add caraway seeds and bay leaf. Saute it for a few seconds and then add garlic and ginger followed by chopped onion. Saute till it turns slightly brown in color. Add potatoes and some water. Mix everything well and cook it for about 2 mins.

Step 5 Add mutton pieces Once done, add mutton pieces. Mix everything well and cook it again for about 2 mins. Now, add the prepared ground paste and cook again for 2 mins. Lastly, add kasoori methi and tamarind extract and mix everything well. Cover and cook for about 2-3 mins. Switch off the gas flame.

Step 6 Your Black Mutton Curry is ready Garnish the mutton curry with a mint leaf. Your Black Mutton Curry is ready. Serve it hot with your favorite Indian bread.