Mutton Liver Fry


Mutton Liver Fry

Mutton Liver Fry is a very tasty non-vegetarian dish beholding nostalgic memories and is widely known as a comfort food. Liver, one of the best portions of the lamb, is coated in a mixture of spices mainly pepper and marinated. Mutton Liver Fry is a popular street food and makes a great side dish that sets your mouth watering. Cooking mutton liver is bit tricky. Care should be taken not to overcook and liver turns out to be a rubber like texture. Mutton liver should be soft and juicy. Mutton liver is very tasty and nutritious too. Rich in Vitamin A, mutton liver is good for growing young children and lactating mothers.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 500 gm Liver cut into small pieces
  • 1 small Turmeric
  • 10 nos Dry chillies Kollamulaku
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 pinch Cumin seeds Jeerakam
  • 1/2 cup Red onions sliced, Kunjulli
  • 3/4 tsp Garlic sliced
  • 1 tsp Ginger sliced
  • 2 sticks Cinnamom Karugapatta
  • 8 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 1 stem Curry leaf
  • Vinegar As reqd
  • Salt As reqd
  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp Ghee


  • Powder turmeric and then crush all the ingredients except garlic and mix with liver.
  • Add required water, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Add vinegar and salt and cook till dry.
  • Heat coconut oil and ghee and fry the small onions.
  • Add the cooked liver and fry till dry.
  • Crushed pepper can be added to Kerala Mutton Livery Fry while tempering.
  • Enjoy the Kerala Mutton Liver Fry with porotta or rice.
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Response (13)
  1. S
    Sailaja February 14, 2004

    Abs tasty recipe….my husband just loved it.
    Alternative could be …once the liver is well cooked.Heat a kadai and add 1 tsp oil and add some curry leaves and a pinch of garam masala and add the cooked liver and toss around till well coated for a few seconds.

  2. R
    Rhea February 13, 2004

    I tried the recipe last nite and it was fantastic. Everyone loved it. Its very easy to prepare and has the best taste. Thankyou for your contribution.

  3. j
    jelin March 29, 2004

    very good,a must try recipe

  4. d
    dany July 1, 2004

    Can I use chiken liver instead? If not does anyone have a chicken liver fry recipe?

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