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Virudhunagar Mutton Sukka

Virudhunagar Mutton Sukka
Another special from our native. A dish which has been prepared for ages. We used to prepare this dish on our special occasions. Little time consuming dish. But worth trying it. The recipe follows..

virudhunagar mutton sukka

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 45 minutes


Mutton                          - 1/2 kg (Chopped into medium size pieces)
Small Onion                  - 1/2 kg\
Salt                                - As required
Turmeric Powder          - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder                 - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder  - 1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chili                - 2
Whole Garam Masala    - Each 2
Oil                                  - 4 tbsp


  • Chop finely small onion. Wash mutton well. Take a cooker. Add Mutton and chopped onions to it.  Add enough salt, turmeric powder and 2 cups of water. Cook it for 30 minutes. Mutton needs more time to get cooked. Cook it in high flame for  10 minutes and then cook in medium flame for 20 more minutes. You must be able to cut mutton easily with a spoon. 
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add whole garam masala and dry red chili to it. Whole Garam Masala includes cinnamon stick, cloves, star aniseeds and bay leaf.
  • Saute for a minute and then transfer cooked mutton along with water to the pan.
  • Add chili powder and cook gravy in low flame till it reaches thick consistency. Adjust spice according to your taste.
  • After it reaches needed consistency, switch off the flame and add Garam Masala powder.
  • Serve it with hot steaming rice..