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Yarchi Curry  Recipe

Rich and flavourful this mutton curry is excellent with steamed rice

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Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 41-50 minutes

Servings : 4

Yarchi Curry

Main Ingredients

Mutton, Turmeric powder




Main Course_Mutton

Level Of Cooking



  • Mutton cut into 1 inch pieces
    700 grams
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    4 tablespoons
  • Onion sliced
    1 medium
  • Tomato chopped
    1 large
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • For masala
  • Coconut scraped
    1/2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves
    1 medium bunch
  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)
    1 teaspoon
  • Cloves
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch piece
  • Ginger
    1 inch piece
  • Garlic
    8 cloves


Step 1

Marinate mutton pieces with turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Set aside for twenty minutes.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pressure cooker, add marinated mutton pieces and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add three cups of water and pressure cook till eight whistles are given out.

Step 4

For masala, grind coconut, coriander leaves, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, cloves, cinnamon, ginger and garlic to a fine paste adding water if required.

Step 5

Heat the remaining oil in a pan, add onion and sauté till they turn golden.

Step 6

Add the ground masala and cook till the oil separates.

Step 7

Add tomato and sauté for another two minutes.

Step 8

Add the cooked meat and mix well. The gravy should cover the meat.

Step 9

Adjust salt. Add lemon juice mix and serve immediately with ghee rice or any puttu.

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