Mutton Uppu Kari is Chettinad special recipe. This dish is prepared using very simple ingredients. We don’t require any spice powders or any special paste to prepare this. We major ingredients in this recipe are shallots, curry leaves and red chillies. Anybody can make this dish as there is no ground masala so even beginners can make it so easily. Uppu Kari is traditionally made with mutton but now everyone started preparing the same recipe using chicken. This can be served with Biryani, roti, dosa, sambar rice, etc.
Tips to make perfect Mutton Uppu Kari:
Make sure lamb pieces are small just the size I have shown in the recipe.
Use shallots for better taste.
Do not use ginger garlic paste, chilli powder or any spice powders then the taste of uppu kari will change completely.
Here is the detailed recipe for Mutton Uppu Kari:
In a pressure cooker, take 350 gms boneless mutton, 1 tbsp fennel seeds, 1 tomato
Add salt to taste, a handful of shallots, 1/4 cup water
Cover the pressure cooker and cook for 5 to 6 whistles. Keep the cooked mutton aside.
Take a pan, add 3 to 4 tbsp oil, 5 garlic cloves (pounded) and saute for a few minutes.
Then add 1/2 cup shallots, 10 red chillies
Then 2 sprigs of curry leave and saute well for a few minutes. Once onions are cooked well
Add cooked mutton along with the stock and cook everything well till they becomes dry. It takes about 8 to 10 minutes for the mutton to become dry.
Mutton Uppu Kari is ready to serve with Sambar Rice, Roti or Biryani.
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