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Pepper Mutton Recipe, Mutton Pepper Masala Gravy Curry

A hot and spicy pepper mutton gravy made using onions and tomatoes and best to be eaten with rice and rotis as well...
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish/Curries
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 250 gms mutton chunks/meat cut into medium pieces cleaned and washed
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 3-4 medium size onions finely sliced
  • 3 vertically slit green chillies
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt - to taste
  • 4 medium size tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 1 tbsp black pepper corn powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves
  • 4-5 curry leaves optional
  • 1 bunch fresh fenugreek leaves/methi leaves


  • Firstly, in a pressure cooker, add oil and heat it.
  • Into it add sliced onions and saute for few minutes until they turn soft.
  • Into it, add slit green chillies and saute.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and saute well to get rid of raw smell.
  • Add mutton chunks and roast them until a change in color appears.
  • Add tomatoes, salt as per taste and mix well.
  • Add black pepper corn powder according to the quantity mentioned, add coriander seeds powder, garam masala powder and mix.
  • Add coriander leaves, curry leaves, methi leaves and mix everything well.
  • Cook the whole mixture for about 5-10 minutes on low flame.
  • Add about 1 or 1 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook the whole pepper masala until the mutton gets tender or cook until it gets soft.
  • Reduce the steam.
  • Cook for few more minutes on low flame.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapati!!!


If one prefers more spicy flavor then increase in quantity of black pepper corn powder is advisable as this is the key ingredient in the recipe...


Calories: 400kcal
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