Mutton korma ( mughlai cuisine )

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Mutton: 1 kg

Onions, medium sized (finely chopped): 3

Green chillies: 4 or 5, slit lengthwise

Curry leaves : 2 springs

Coconut, ground into a paste: 3 cups

Ginger-garlic paste: 2 tablespoon ( 30 g )

Chilli powder: 2 tablespoon

Coriander powder: 4 tablespoon

Turmeric powder: half tablespoon

Cinnamon and cloves: 4 each

Water: 1 1/2 cup to 2 cups

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves or curry leaves ( for garnishing )


  • Heat oil in a cooker and add cinnamon sticks and cloves. Fry till fragrant on a medium heat.
  • Add onions, green chillies, curry leaves.When they turn light brown. Add tomato and fry for two minutes.
  • Add mutton pieces and sauté for 10 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and sauté till raw smell goes.
  • Add coconut paste and salt to taste. Mix well. Add enough water so that the mixture won't be very thick.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook till five whistles. Garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashew nuts and tomato slices (optional).


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