Recipes

Gongura mutton

Ingredients

Mutton (goat meat) – 1 kg (2 lb) small peices cut & washed

Onions – 2 medium chopped

Tomato – 1 medium chopped

Green chilli – 3

Turmeric – 1 tsp

Red chilli powder – 2 -3 tsp based on powder (if it’s too spicy add little)

Coriander+Cumin+Fenugreek Seed powder – 1 tsp ( CCF Powder)

Gingergarlic paste – 2 tsp

Cardamom -4

Cinnamon – 4 small pieces

Cloves -4

Curry leaves – 8-10

Mint leaves – 6-7

Cilantro – 4-5 strands

Gongura (Indian sour leaf) – 1 bunch wash & set aside

Oil – 2 TBSP

Salt to taste

Dry coconut powder -2 tsps

Serves 5 – 7

Method

  • Heat up oil in a pressure cooker & add whole spices (cardamom, cinnamon & cloves), onions, green chilli & curry leaves.
  • Add one tsp of salt to quicken the cooking.
  • After the onions turn golden brown add the gingergarlic paste, turmeric, red chilli powder & CCF powder.
  • After a couple of minutes add the meat.
  •  Mix well and close the lid (without pressure) & wait for the mutton to ooze out water.
  • Cook for 10 mins stirring a couple of   times just to make sure it does not get burnt.
  • Now add the gongura, coconut powder, tomato, mint leaves, salt & 1/2 to 1 glass of water.
  • Mix well, put the lid & pressure cook for 5-7 whistles.
  • The curry will be done in 20-25 mins.
  • Garnish with cilantro & serve with fried rice.
  • The tangy flavor of gongura cooked with meat serves as a great delicacy.
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