Step 1: To a pan on medium flame,pour 1/2 teaspoon oil.
Step 2: To this add the red chillies,coriander seeds,cloves,cardamoms and cinnamon sticks.
Step 3: Fry the above on low heat till the spices release their aroma.
Step 4: Remove from the pan and grind to a paste in the mixer.
Step 5: To a pan add the chopped mutton pieces and let them get roasted for about 3 to 5 minutes.
Step 6: The meat pores will close and seal in the moisture this way!!Once the mutton pieces are slightly roasted,add in the sliced onions and the garlic paste.
Step 7: Reduce to low heat till the onions are turn light yellow.
Add the spice paste now and mix well.
Step 8: Once you have done so,you may add the ginger paste and fry well.
Step 9: Finally add the tomatoes and salt to taste.
Step 10: Stir once or twice and cover and cook for 30 minutes till mutton is tender.
Step 11: Pour in the flour water ad simmer till the gravy thickens.
Step 12: Serve with rotis,Aapam.