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