Mutton – 1 kg
Cloves – 6 nos
Cinnamon – 3 pieces
Peppercorn – 1 tbsp
Cardamom – 6 nos
Ginger, chopped – 1 inch piece
Potatoes – 2 nos
Carrots – 2 nos
Coriander leaves, chopped – 2 tbsp
Mint leaves, chopped – 1 tbsp
Chillies – 3 nos
First extract of coconut milk – 1 cup
Second extract of coconut milk – 6 cups
Rice powder or cornflour – 2 tbsp
Pressure cook potatoes and carrots. Peel the skin and cut it into cubes.
Set this aside.
Pressure cook mutton along with cloves, cinnamon, peppercorn, cardamom, ginger,
curry leaves and salt. Set aside.
Pour some oil in a pan. Saute curry leaves, onions, and green chillies. When
the onions are sauteed slightly, add rice powder. Mix them well. When the raw
smell of the rice powder is no more, add second extract of coconut milk. Now
add potatoes and carrots. When it starts to boil, add mutton pieces and spices,
which is cooked and set aside to this. When it starts to thicken, add coriander
leaves and mint leaves. Now add first extract of coconut milk and switch off
the stove. Dont’ allow it to boil after first extract of coconut milk is
Mutton stew goes well with idiappam and bread.