Recipe: Coconut Meat Curry

Recipe: Coconut Meat Curry
Chicken curry


  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 kg mutton, cut into curry sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup grated onions
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup grated tomatoes
  • 4 cardamoms and cloves each
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 12-15 curry leaves


  • Marinate meat in ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder and turmeric, leave for 6 hours.
  • Heat oil and add cumin, curry leaves followed by onions.
  • Stir-fry till onions are brown.
  • Add cardamoms and cloves and stir-fry till they get a little dark.
  • Add meat over high heat and stir fry till opaque.
  • Lower the heat and cook till water has been absorbed and fat separates.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till fat separates.
  • Finish by adding coconut milk and water.
  • Bring to a boil, simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves.
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