Mutton Dalcha / Gramathu Kari Kuzhambu

Mutton Dalcha / Gramathu Kari Kuzhambu

Mutton – Chana Dal Kurma:(Country Style)

Other Names: Mutton-Kadalai Paruppu Thanni Kuzhambu.


Mutton/goat’s meat 1/2 kilo
Chana dal – 1 cup
Green chilies 6 sliced
Onion 1 large sliced
Ginger-garlic paste 1 spoon
Tomatoes 2 chopped
Turmeric 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Coconut 2″ ground into paste
Cloves 3
Cinnamon 1 stick
Bay leaves 2
Fennel seeds 1 spoon
Curry leaves few.


Pressure cook the meat till tender, and set aside. Retain the broth too.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add the whole spices, followed by chilies, onions, ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes, fry real good. Once they are fragrant, add cooked meat and chana dal.

Further add salt, turmeric and chili powders. Cover and cook. Once the lentils are done, add ground coconut paste and bring this to boil.

Serve warm to go with steamed rice.


17 Responses so far.

  1. Sayantani says:

    Happy Holi Malar. the mutton looks delish!

  2. divya says:

    Slurp, mouthwatering combo,just love it..

  3. Anshu says:

    Simply can’t wait to have it :) ) Looks super delicious…

  4. delicious and very tempting..

  5. Cham says:

    Dalcha looks so perfect. I would love to eat with biryani!

  6. Yummy curry. Looks so spicy…

  7. Priya says:

    Just makes me hungry, very tempting dalcha..

  8. Real mouth watering pan of curry… Nice recipe. YUM!

  9. Mouthwatering mutton curry..yummy

  10. Adding chana dal to mutton is very new to me.thanks for sharing.

  11. USHA says:

    Hi Malar,

    Hats off for authenic receipe…you are making me to feel home sick now…

    I love this receipe, back at home my patti, mom does this with goat potthi(organ).

  12. OMG, I’m dead! This mutton curry makes me go gaga…just feel like having some with rice now! Owh no…you are torturing me dear…:(

  13. Sujatha says:

    The color looks so inviting.. I’m really drooling here.. Can’t wait to try this with briyani! Bookmarking..

  14. I did not hear or read this before. This sounds interesting.

  15. GEETHA ACHAL says:

    My MIL used to cook this way…Love it…

  16. looks super delicious…absolutely loved it !

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