Mutton Chettinad Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Moderately easy
Occasion Dinner Party, Party
Recipe Type Curry
Cuisine South Indian

Chettinad Cuisine is most popular in southern part of India and in fact it has gained immense popularity if you consider the sheer number of Chettinad’ style restaurants in Chennai! It’s famous for it’s spices and unique flavor. This is the most common non-veg dish you can found in any south-Indian restaurant. Mutton is full of calories and you can eat this recipe for your calorie maintenance.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Mutton 500 gram 650 25 0.5
Onion 100 gram 40 0.1
Green Chillies 4 nos 14.4 0 0
Coriander Leaves 0.5 cup 0.75
Ginger 20 gram 66.6
Coconut Grated 100 gram 285.7 3.1
Curd 1 cup 149.45 8.09
Garam Masala 1 teaspoon 13
Cumin Seed 1 teaspoon 7.6 0.42
Coriander Seeds 1 teaspoon 12 0.72
1239.5 37.43 0.5

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Clean, wash and chop the Mutton into medium pieces.
  2. 2 Make a paste of the Onion, Chilies, Ginger, Coconut, Garlic and Poppy Seed.
  3. 3 Mix this masala with the Mutton pieces, spices and Curds.
  4. 4 Put the Mutton mixture into a pan and cook over a low flame.
  5. 5 Cover the vessel, pour some Water on the lid and cook further Till the meat becomes tender.
  6. 6 Once a thick gravy is formed, remove and serve hot.