Andhra Mutton Fry

Super spicy and full of flavour is this mutton fry all the way from Andhra. For the locals it is a comfort dish that they love to make as often as possible. It is easy to make and gets ready pretty fast. It can be served as a starter or as a side dish with rice or chapatti or roti or parantha.

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Andhra Mutton Fry

Main ingredients Mutton on the bone, Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Black peppercorns, Fennel seeds, Coriander seeds, Dried red chillies, Green chillies, Curry leaves, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Garam masala powder, Lemon, Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Andhra 
Course Main course mutton
Prep time 35-40 minutes
Cook time 15-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of cooking Easy
Others Non vegetarian


  • 750 grams mutton, cut into 2 inch pieces on the bone and boiled with salt and turmeric powder
  • 2 medium onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 6-8 garlic cloves
  • 10-12 black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 4-5 dried red chillies
  • 2-3 tablespoons oil
  • 3-4 green chillies, slit
  • 2 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves


  1. Put onions, ginger, garlic, black peppercorns, fennel seeds, coriander seeds and dried red chillies in a blender jar. Add ¼ cup water and grind to a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai, add green and ground paste, mix and sauté on medium heat for 3-4 minutes or till oil separates.
  3. Add curry leaves and mix well. Add the boiled mutton and mix well.
  4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder. Squeeze juice of the lemon and mix well. Cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Adjust salt and add coriander leaves and mix.
  6. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.