Aatiraichi Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

Aatiraichi Kuzhambu is a normal mutton gravy cooked with some traditional spicy ingredients.

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Aatiraichi Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

Aatiraichi Kuzhambu is a normal mutton gravy cooked with some traditional spicy ingredients. Cooking mutton with grounded spices gives the aroma and taste for this origin dish. So please don't skip anyone. Whenever we prefer cooking mutton, this is the most wanted dish. This gravy takes only around 30 minutes to cook when all the ingredients are ready. 

Serve Aatiraichi Kuzhambu along with Phulka, Chicken Biryani and Burani Raita for your weekend meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mutton recipes such as

  1. Bengali Kosha Mangsho Recipe
  2. Mutton Matar Keema Recipe
  3. Mutton Rezala Recipe

Cuisine: South Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 400 grams Mutton
  • 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped 
  • 3 Sambar Powder , sambar powder  
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania) , A small bunch
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt , to taste
  • 3 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • To grind:
  • List 1:
  • 1 inch Ginger , 1 inch ginger 
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 9 Shallots
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Cardamom (Pods /Seeds)
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy seeds
  • 1 Mace
  • 1 Stone flower
  • List 2 :
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • To temper:
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 Shallots , chopped 
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves ,  

Directions for Aatiraichi Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

  1. To begin making the Aatiraichi Kuzhambu recipe, firstly grind all the ingredients without adding water. 

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pressure cooker, add bayleaf, grounded masala and saute it until the raw smell goes.

  3. Once the raw smell goes, add mutton, saute it in the masala 2 minutes and then add tomatoes, sambar powder and garam masala. 

  4. When masalas getting blended, add water and salt. Cover and cook till 1 whistle and turn the flame medium for about 20 minutes. 

  5. Switch off the cooker and wait until the pressure releases. Grind the coconut with water nicely. Open the cooker and add coconut paste. Let it boil for about 2 minutes. After 2 minutes switch off and add the coriander leaves. 

  6. The next step is to temper the curry. Heat a kadai and add 1 teaspoon oil. After 10 seconds, add mustard seeds and when it splutter, add the chopped shallots. When it turns soft, add curry leaves then add it to the gravy. Give it a stir and serve hot.

  7. Serve Aatiraichi Kuzhambu along with PhulkaChicken Biryani and Burani Raita for your weekend meal.

Aatiraichi Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy) is part of the Recipe Contest : Share The Best Non Veg Recipe From Your Kitchen

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:35

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