Mutton Curry With Cashew and Methi Greens
Mutton – 1 Kg Leg meat cut into small pieces with bone
Onion – 3 med finely chopped
Whole garam masala Like
Bay leaf – 2
Cloves – 5
Cinnamon – 1 large piece
Cardamom green – 6
Black cardmom – 2
Ginger Garlic paste – 2 tbsps
Green chili – 10
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Cashew nuts – 20
Fresh methi leaves – 1 bunch whe and chopped
Yoghurt – 2 cups
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Salt – 2 tsp
Oil – 50 ml
1.Wash and add fresh water to cashews and microwave for 1 min on high and add 8 green chilis and grind to smooth paste and keep.
2. Heat the pan and add oil. let it get hot then add whole garam masala ingredients and give it a stir and add finely chopped onions,2 green chilis slit and fry till transperant.
3. Add ginger garlic paste and fry well,Now add the washed and drained mutton pieces and stir on high heat or the water comes out so continue stirring for 5-6 mins
4. At this point add turmeric and coriander powders and give it a nice stir again.
5.Now add the cashew green chili paste and salt ,fry few more mins atleast 4-5 mins oed to low heat.
6.Now add fresh yoghurt stir well on low heat continuosly carefully to avoid curdling and as it starts to boil stir few more mins and lastly add water, curry leaves and chopped methi leaves and cover cook on med heat till mutton is soft and done.
Adjust green chilis accorcing to your taste,and adding curry leaves at this stage gives it a very special aroma.
Serve hot with parathas or rotis or chapattis.
By Kezia Mary