काळ मटण | Black Mutton curry

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
60 min
Cousine / Course
Indian-Nonveg
Servings
4-5

Ingredients – Cooking Mutton

  • मटन / Mutton – 1 kg / 2 pounds
  • अदरक / Ginger – 1/2 inch
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 3-4 cloves
  • कोथंबीर / धनिया / Coriander
  • मिरची / Green chili paste- 3-4 pieces
  • तेल / Oil – 1 tbsp
  • दालचीनी / Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • मोटी इलायची / Black Cardamom – 1
  • इलायची / Cardamom – 2
  • लवंग / लौंग / Clove – 2
  • मीरे / काली िमर्च / Black peppers – 4
  • कांदा / प्याज / Onion – 1 cut
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1 tsp
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste
  • दही / curd – 1 tbsp
  • पाणी / Water – 2 cups

Cooking Mutton

  1. Wash Mutton throughly
  2. In grinding jar add ginger, garlic, coriander, green chilis and make fine paste, keep aside
  3. Heat cooker on medium heat, add 1 tbsp oil
  4. Add whole spices cinnamon, masala cardamom, green cardamom, cloves, peppercorn sauté for 30 sec
  5. Add onion, mix well, cook for 1-2 min
  6. Add 1 tsp green paste sautés again for 1-2 min
  7. Add Turmeric and mutton mix well, add salt and 1 tbsp curd. Cover and cook for 5-6 min, mix well and cover again, cook for 5-6 min more
  8. Add 2-3 cups water mix well, close cooker lid and pressure cook mutton for 5-6 whistles, turn of heat
  9. Set aside cooked mutton

Ingredients – Masala

  • खोब्र / नारियल / Dry whole Coconut – 1/2
  • कांदा / प्याज / Onion – 3 small
  • अदरक / Ginger – 1/2 inch
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 3 cloves
  • काजू / Cashew Roasted – 10-12
  • अदरक / Ginger – 1 inch
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 6,7
  • तिखट / लाल मिर्च / Chili powder- 1tsp
  • गरम मसाला / Garam Masala – 1 tsp

Making Masala

  1. Take small size onion cut end parts, discard outer layer and slit onions in cross
  2. Keep grilling rack on flame and roast onion directly on flame until become black outside and gets cooked inside, turn them occassinally for even cook
  3. Similarly roast coconut pieces directly on flame, turn occasionally to get even cook
  4. Heat pan on medium add cashew and dry roast them
  5. Now discard all outer burn part of onion and coconut and cut them into small pieces
  6. Take grinding jar add roasted cashew and roasted coconut, grind to fine powder
  7. Now in same grinding jar add ginger, garlic, roasted onion, chili powder, garam masala powder
  8. Grind to fine paste using little water,
  9. Set aside

Ingredients – Curry

  • तेल / Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Prepared Masala Paste
  • Cooked Mutton with stock
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste

Making Curry

  1. Heat deep pot on medium add 4 tbsp oil
  2. Add remaining coriander chili paste, sauté for a min in oil
  3. Now add roasted masala paste, mix well and cook masala nicely until oil separate
  4. Once oil separates and little water and mutton stock, bring it to boil
  5. Now add pressure cooked mutton pieces
  6. Simmer till oil appears on top
  7. Super tasty black mutton is ready

Tips

  1. Roasted onion coconut on flame gives this curry a unique flavor
  2. Grind masala fine to get nice smooth gravy
  3. Adjust pressure cooker whistle as per mutton type
  4. Cooking Masala well till oil separation is an important step for nice flavor

How to serve

  1. Serve hot
  2. Serve with Bhakari, chapati, roti, rice

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