It comes from the state of Maharashtra and is a regional favourite, it’s called – Black Mutton Curry (Kala Mutton). The curry gets its name for its black/dark brown gravy that is made without using any Haldi or red chilli powder.
Ingredients of Black Mutton Curry
500 gms Mutton Pieces
4-5 medium Onion
4-5 medium Coconut Pieces
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1 cup Coriander Leaves
2-4 Green Chillies
4 tbsp Hung Curd
1 tsp Garam Masala
Salt according to taste
How to Make Black Mutton Curry
1.In a bowl take the mutton pieces and add ginger garlic, curd, and a green paste made by blending coriander leaves and chilies together.
2.Let this marinate in the green paste for a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum overnight if you have the time.
3.Take the whole onions and coconut pieces and roast them slightly on the gas stove.
4.Keep an eye on the coconut and onions; make sure they are lightly charred but not completely black.
5.Grind this into a paste with minimum or no oil.
6.In a pressure cooker, add the marinated mutton and let it cook on high flame for the first 6-8 minutes. Continuously keep stirring at this point.
7.Once the fat of the mutton is reduced a little, add the black paste and stir some more.
8.Add salt according to your preference and a cup of hot water. Let this cook on low heat for 4 whistles.
9.Simmer for another 5 minutes, and switch off the flame.
10.Once the steam has evaporated naturally, open the cooker and enjoy hot.