Nov. 5, 2015

Spicy Indian Mutton Curry


1 Kg stewing goat meat

1 large onion

1 28oz can diced tomatoes

2" piece ginger root

Spice mix

1 cinnamon stick

2 star anise


Heat a little oil in a dutch oven. Brown goat meat with 1 tsp turmeric sprinkled on it. Add sliced onion, finely grated gingeroot and spice mix. After a couple of minutes add diced tomatoes, star anise and cinnamon stick whole. Cover with a lot of water and cook covered over low heat for 2-2.5 hours on the stove top. Alternatively once meat and onions are browned transfer to a slow cooker add tomatoes spices and cook covered on low setting for 8 hours. This could also be cooked in a pressure cooker according to manufacturers directions for cooking meat or in an oven at 350 s for 2-2.5 hours in an oven proof casserole. Add less water if using the alternative methods of cooking. Garnish with fresh mint and coriander leaves if desired.

Spice Mix

1 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tbsp cumin seeds

1/2 tbsp peppercorns

3 dried red chilies

Roast above ingrediets on a dry pan and grind to powder using a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. Add salt to taste.