Mutton Stew Recipe - Lightly spiced mutton cooked with coconut

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mutton, Coriander seeds

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Mutton Stew

Mutton Stew Recipe - How to make Lightly spiced mutton cooked with coconut


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Mutton 1inch pieces on the bone800 grams

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 6

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Garlic chopped 7-8 cloves

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions,finely chopped 3 medium

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Pressure-cook the mutton with three cups of water till four to five whistles. Drain the mutton pieces and keep the stock aside.

Step 2

Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns and coconut till fragrant. Let it cool a little. Grind it to a fine paste with green chillies, garlic, lemon juice and a little water. Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan. Add the onions and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the ground paste and mix. Add the boiled mutton, two cups water, potato cubes and salt and mix. Let it simmer. Mix whole wheat flour with half a cup of water well ensuring there are no lumps. Add it to the mutton and cook for ten to fifteen minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice or with appam or with neer dosa.

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