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Mutton soup

Mutton soup

Mutton Soup

How about a hot mutton soup recipe today ?Mutton soups are nutritious and refreshing dish which can be used to cure fever, cough, hands and limb pain, and also as a post delivery diet for women to regain their strength.

Mutton soup contains minerals that are essential for proper functioning of body. It provides many benefits which includes the joint pain relief, boosts immune system, promotes healthy skin, helps in detoxification, combats arthritis, etc.

This is a very healthy soup and is absolutely a best dish during winter. In this soup recipe, mutton ribs are pressure cooked along with shallots, ginger and garlic along with sufficient water. This is a simple and quick recipe of soup. Finally you can filter and serve if you need only the hot liquid portion.

Make sure that the mutton pieces and bones are washed and cleaned properly before cooking the soup. For a healthy and tasty soup, you must include the bone pieces of mutton rather than the meat alone. You can make this recipe kids friendly by avoiding the pepper powder, so that it becomes non spicy.

You can adjust the amount of salt and pepper as per your taste. The most important thing to keep in mind is to ‘ serve hot ‘. Try and enjoy this flavoursome and incredibly rich soup recipe with your family also.

Ingredients :

  • Mutton ribs, cut into small pieces – 500g
  • Fennel seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chopped shallots – 10
  • Garlic crushed – 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger crushed – 1 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Tomato chopped – 1
  • Coriander leaves – 3 tablespoon
  • Ghee – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt – 1.5 teaspoon

Method of preparation :

  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add fennel seeds
  • Add crushed ginger and garlic to it
  • Once the raw smell is gone, add chopped shallots
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder, pepper powder and coriander powder
  • Saute well and add chopped tomatoes
  • Add the mutton ribs, mix well and make sure that the mutton pieces gets coated with the prepared masala
  • Then add 1 litre of water and pressure cook the mutton in low to medium flame
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally and then open the pressure cooker
  • Mix everything well and garnish the mutton soup with coriander leaves
  • You can add salt and pepper powder as per your taste if needed
  • Serve the soup hot.
Punjabi Mutton Vindaloo

Punjabi Mutton Vindaloo

With plenty of fat, mutton has a more intense flavour which makes most of the people to consume this dish. The strong taste can be offset with herbs and spices. We are aware of how saturated fats in red meat impact on cholesterol and calories. But fat also carries much of the flavour of meat, so from a culinary standpoint, it is generally better to leave fat on. Bringing the meat to room temperature before cooking seems sensible for speeding up cooking. There are many variations in the Vindaloo recipes. Some recipes use potatoes and also the amount of spices may vary.

Vindaloo is often served with chapati, naan, roti, rice etc. The only time which is consumed in this recipe is the meat cooking time. You can prepare this dish within 1 hour. Have a look at this recipe and do try at your home.

Mutton Vindaoo


  • Onion – 2
  • Green chillies – 2 slit
  • Tomatoes – 2
  • Coriander- 4 sprig
  • Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 tbspn
  • Coriander powder- 3/4 tbspn
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2

To grind :

  • Cumin seed – 1/2 tspn
  • Pepper – 1/2 tspn
  • Mustard – 1/2 tspn
  • Fenugreek seed – 1/4 tspn
  • Cardamom- 2
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cinnamon- 2″ piece
  • Shallots – 5
  • Garlic- 8 pods
  • Ginger – 2 1/2 ” piece

Method of preparation:

  1. Cut and wash the mutton pieces
  2. Heat oil and fry the onion and chillies to a light brown colour in a pressure cooker
  3. Grind the ingredients mentioned above and add it along with onion
  4. Add all the powders
  5. Add Tomatoes and required salt
  6. Stir continuously till the oil starts floating
  7. Fold in the meat and mix well
  8. Add sufficient boiling water and cook on medium heat
  9. Check whether the mutton is cooked properly and add the chopped coriander leaves.

PS : There should be 1.5 cups of gravy for this curry.

Mutton Stew

Mutton Stew

Mutton stew is a coconut based Mutton recipe which is enjoyed in Kerala along with the breakfast dishes like appam, idiyappam, puttu, bread etc. In this recipe, mutton is cooked in pressure cooker separately. People in Kerala prefer it during various occasions like Christmas, Easter, marriage ceremonies etc.

I am basically not a mutton lover when it is prepared in other forms. But this stew recipe is very tasty where the mutton is completely immersed in aromatic coconut milk and spices. Adding cashew nuts makes it much more tastier. Try this recipe of mutton on your next upcoming occasion and do enjoy an amazing dish.


  • Chopped Mutton pieces – 1 kg
  • Onions – 4,chopped
  • Green chillies – 3
  • Potatoes – 1 medium, cut into cubes
  • Carrot- 2,cut into cubes
  • Ginger chopped- 1 inch
  • Garlic- 4 pods
  • Coconut milk thin – 1.5 cups
  • Coconut milk thick – 1.5 cups
  • Pepper powder- 1/2 tspn
  • Coriander leaves/curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Salt – 1.5 tspn
  • Dalda – 2 tbspn
  • Cashew nuts – 6
  • Raisins- 8

Spices used

  • Cardamom-5
  • Cinnamon- 2
  • Cloves -2
  • Pepper- 10 no’s

Method of preparation

  • Pressure cook the mutton by adding salt and chopped ginger
  • Boil the carrot and potato separately and keep aside
  • Heat Dalda in a kadai and add the spices,cashewnuts and raisins,allow it to sputter
  • Add onions,green chilli and garlic
  • Saute well
  • Once the onion becomes translucent,add 1 tbspn of cornflour and mix well
  • Mix the cooked mutton,potato and carrots to it
  • Add the thin coconut milk
  • Check the salt and add it as per your taste
  • Once it is completely boiled,add the thick coconut milk
  • Add pepper powder and saute well(for spicy curry lovers only)
  • Garnish with curry leaves or coriander leaves
  • Our tasty mutton curry is ready to serve.
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