Mutton Piralan (Mutton Dry Fry)

Ingredients for Mutton Piralan (Mutton Dry Fry):

1. Oil – 4 big spoons

2. Cumin seeds – 2 small spoons

    Bay leaf (Vayana Ila) – 4

    Cinnamon – 4 pieces

    Green cardamom – 3

    Dark cardamom – 6, big

3. Onions – ½ kg, chopped

4. Ginger paste – 2 big spoons

    Garlic paste – 1 big spoon

5. Mutton – 1 kg

6. Coriander powder – 3 big spoons

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

7. Tomato – 250 gm, finely chopped

    Coriander leaves chopped – As required

8. Salt – As needed

9. Garam masala powder – 2 small spoons

How to prepare Mutton Piralan (Mutton Dry Fry)?

1. Heat oil in a pan and sauté ingredients no: 2, one after the other.

2. Add onions and sauté till they turn golden brown.

3. Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté again.

4. When it’s done, add mutton pieces and cook in low flame.

5. After 10 minutes, add ingredients no: 6 along with a little water and cook well.

6. Finally add tomatoes and coriander leaves and cook for a few minutes.

7. Add sufficient salt and mix it well.

8. If you want to have some gravy, you can add water.

9. Finally add garam masala powder and take off the flame.

Note: If you marinate mutton pieces using green papaya paste and keep it for a while, it cooks easily. You can also cook mutton using a pressure cooker.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15-31, 2016

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