Mutton Curry With Dry Fruits


Mutton Curry With Dry Fruits

Mutton pieces cooked in coconut milk with masala, dry fruits and decorated with sliced hard boiled eggs
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 5 people


  • 500 g Mutton washed and drained, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 50 g Onion
  • Ginger A small piece
  • 3 nos Garlic flakes
  • 2 nos Bay leaves Karuga ela
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 3/4 cup Thick coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp Pistachios sliced
  • 1 tbsp Almonds sliced
  • 25 g Dried apricots sliced
  • 2 tbsp Coconut grated
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp Poppy seeds Kashakasha
  • Chilly powder As reqd
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander seeds ground
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds ground, Jeerakam
  • 2 nos Eggs hard boiled
  • 1/2 cup Green peas optional
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron dissolved in 1/2 tsp hot milk
  • Coriander leaves Handful
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing mutton curry with dry fruits, first grind together onion, ginger, garlic, grated coconut and poppy seeds to a fine paste.
  • Add chilly powder, ground coriander seeds, garam masala, ground cumin seeds, required salt, curd and vinegar to the above paste and mix well.
  • Apply the paste on the mutton pieces and add bay leaves. Cook in a heavy bottomed vessel, in low flame, till the mutton is dry.
  • Add coconut milk, almonds, pistachios, dried apricots and green peas to the mutton curry and continue cooking in low fire till the mutton is tender and done.
  • Stir in saffron and mix well.
  • Mutton curry with dry fruits is ready and decorate with sliced eggs and coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or chappathis.
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