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Mutton Stew in Nutricook or Instant Pot
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Mutton Stew is a much loved coconut based curry that is enjoyed along the coast of Karnataka & Kerala. This is an improvised version of Catholic style stew prepared in an electric pressure pot

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mangalorean
Keyword: Mutton Curry, Mutton Stew, Stew
Servings: 4
Author: Shireen Sequeira
Ingredients
  • 1 kg mutton on the bone
  • 3 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 small carrots, peeled and cubed
  • 12-15 french beans, cut into 1" size pieces
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas, optional
  • 2 medium sized onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 cups coconut milk
For the stew powder
  • 2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon aniseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 6-8 cloves
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 blade of mace
  • 2 petals of star anise
Instructions
  1. Switch on the Nutripot and select the 'SAUTE' mode. The display screen shows 'ON' when it is ready. Add the ghee and fry the onions till golden brown and add the garlic and green chillies and fry for half a minute.

  2. Add the ground stew powder and the meat. Add 1-1/2 cups of water and salt to taste. Cover the lid and cancel the 'SAUTE' mode.

  3. Turn on the 'MEAT/STEW' mode and set the timer to 20 minutes. Put the vent in sealing mode and cook till the timer goes off

  4. Then initiate quick release by turning the whistle to venting mode. Once the steam has been released, open the lid and add the vegetables.
  5. Put the lid back on and turn the vent to sealing mode again and turn on the 'BEAN/LENTILl' mode and cook for 5 minutes.  Once the timer goes off, initiate quick release by turning the whistle to venting mode. Once the steam has been released, open the lid and change the mode to 'SAUTE' mode and add the coconut milk.

  6. Give the stew one boil (without closing the lid). Check taste and adjust salt if required. Turn off the switch after 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with appams or rice