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

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Main Ingredients : Mutton, Turmeric powder

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Yarchi Curry

Yarchi Curry Recipe - how to make Yarchi Curry


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Mutton cut into 1 inch pieces700 grams

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced1 medium

  • Tomato chopped1 large

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • For masala

  • Coconut scraped1/2 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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