Mutton Chukka

Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Mutton Chukka is a Chettinad cuisine from Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu state in South India.The word chukka means 'Dry Curry'. Mutton Chukka is well known for its spiciness.
This is a spicy dry preparation of mutton and is strongly flavored with the spices. So lets learn how to make south indian style mutton chukka with step by step pictorial recipe.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Calories 134 kcal
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

  • 400 gm Mutton cubes, preferably boneless
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 Cinnamon small stick
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Bay leaf small
  • 1 Onion large, chopped finely
  • 1 Tomato large, chopped finely
  • 3 Dry Red Chili or as per your heat preference
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Fennel powder
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • 2 tbsp Coriander chopped
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Instructions
 

  • In a pan heat the oil. Add in the cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamon, Cloves and the Bay leaf. Let it crackle.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add in onions, dry chilies, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and sauté for about 2 mins.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add mutton, salt to taste and mix well.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Cover the pan and cook in medium heat for 10-15 mins till the water released by the mutton dries up.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it turns mushy.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the Turmeric powder, cumin powder, fennel powder, garam masala powder, chilly powder and pepper powder, mix well and cook for about a min.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add water, cover the pan and cook on medium heat till the mutton is cooked completely. Mine took about 40-45 mins. Cooking time will differ upon the quality of meat. Add water little at a time and cook till done completely.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, cook for a min and take off the heat.
    Mutton Chukka - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 910IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg
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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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