How to make Yarchi Curry Recipe - Rich and flavourful this mutton curry is excellent with steamed rice

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Main Ingredients : Mutton ( मटन ) , Turmeric powder ( हल्दी का पावडर )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Yarchi Curry

Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

For more recipes related to Yarchi Curry checkout Mutton Curry , Keema Biryani , Keema Bharta , Sicillian Meat Balls . You can also find more Main Course_Mutton recipes like Mango Gosht , Jungli Laal Maas, Keema Methi, Nalli Nihari. Or try out these recipes from Karnataka Cuisine like Puliyogare, Kori Kachpu, Rice Rawa Upit, Chicken Ghassi .

Yarchi Curry Recipe Card

Yarchi Curry

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Yarchi Curry

  • 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 4

  • 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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