Mutton Varattiyathu Recipe – Malabar Mutton Roast

Mutton Varattiyathu Recipe is a Malabar style Mutton Roast, marinated along with simple spices and stir fried to give it a lovely roasted flavour.   Mutton, Onion, Tomato, Ginger, Garlic, Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Curry leaves, Salt, Onion, Dry Red Chillies, Curry leaves, Cumin powder (Jeera), Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds), Black pepper powder, Garam masala powder, Coconut Oil, Salt   600 grams Mutton 1 Onion , thinly sliced 1 Tomato , thinly sliced 1 teaspoon Ginger , pounded 1 teaspoon Garlic , pounded 2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 sprig Curry leaves Salt , Salt For the masala 1 Onion , sliced 3 Dry Red Chillies 1 sprig Curry leaves 2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1/2 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds) 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil Salt     45   25     To begin making the Mutton Varattiyathu, thoroughly wash and clean the mutton pieces. To marinate the mutton, in a mixing bowl combine sliced onions and tomatoes,  ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt to taste and a few curry leaves along with the mutton. Mix well and allow the mutton to marinate for 30 minutes. In a pressure cooker, add in the marinated mutton pieces along with the marinade and pressure cook for 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally.  In a heavy bottomed pan heat oil on medium flame, add curry leaves, allow them to crackle and then add dried red chillies. Next add the sliced onions and saute for a couple of minutes. Once they have slightly softened,  add in cumin powder and fenugreek seed, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, salt and give it a good stir. At this stage add in the cooked mutton to it and mix well with the masala. Add quarter cup of water and allow thee mutton to come to a rolling boil. Garnish it with curry leaves and Mutton Roast is ready to be served.Serve this Mutton Varattiyathu along with Kerala Style Appam Recipe or Malabar Parotta Recipe for a quick weekend lunch.