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Mutton Ularthiyathu

Mutton Ularthiyathu

Mutton ularthiyathu/olathiyathu is a Kerala style mutton dry fry is a favorite non-vegetarian dish in central Kerala,especially among the Christians.It is cooked meat that  stir fried with aromatic spices and seasoned with roasted coconut which gives an additional crunch. It goes well with rice or pathiri

To pressure cook

Mutton- 1/2 kg
Ginger- 1 inch thick
Garlic pods- 6-8
Green chilly-2
Onion- 1medium
Chilly powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
salt to taste

To saute
Pearl onions/shallots- 1 cup
Sliced coconut- 1/2 cup
Finely minced ginger- 1 1/2  tbs
Finely minced garlic - 1 1/2 tbs
Pepper powder- 3/4 tsp
Garam masala- 1 tsp of fennel seeds/perumjeerakum
3-4 cloves, cinnamon stick- 1 inch piece
Curry leaves- a few
Oil - 2 tbs

Clean and cut mutton into cubes. Mince ginger,garlic,green chilly and onion using a mixer and keep aside.
Heat pressure cooker and add one tsp of oil , add the minced onion and garlic mixture and saute till the raw flavor disappears. Add chilly powder,coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt and saute. Add mutton pieces and half cup of water and cook for about 15 minutes for five whistles. If there is water simmer with lid open. Do not make it too dry.
Heat oil in a fry pan and add the sliced coconut. Allow this to roast till golden brown. Add the minced ginger, garlic and curry leaves and saute till the raw flavor disappears. Add sliced pearl onion and saute for two to three minutes.Next goes in the cooked meat,pepper powder and the powdered garam masala and saute and roast the meat till it is dry. Serve with rice or pathiri.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy


  1. wow.. looks like restaurant made.. like it..

  2. Have never cooked with mutton... but this tempts me. Nice one

  3. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting dish..

  4. Hi Suja ,

    Frankly speaking Suja, really mouth watering !!!!

    Neat and Clean presentation:)))

    Thank you for your EyE TREAT (not for eat) Suja ....

    Keep on Dear:)

  5. Mutton ularthiyathu adipoli, thenga kotthu is peepping .

  6. Wow! Suja, this truly looks delicious & must be very tasty... The pearl onions & coconut definitely take this dish to a new level. Though we do not eat much mutton, I will try this one. Thanks for this wonderful mutton preparation. :)

  7. looks wonderful delicious mutton curry

  8. adipoli....mouthwatering recipe....

  9. Looks yummmy..must try this soon.

  10. hi suja, your mutton dish definitely looks very authentic... would be excellent with biryani, plain rice or dosa, roti..etc. bookmarked with thanks dear... have a nice day

  11. Good One !

  12. I'm drooling here... it looks so delicious... I feel like having it now

  13. Looks so delicious. Addition of shallota always give extra taste.

  14. wooow....Mouthwatering here...yummy and awesome..

  15. Manushyane ingane kothippikkaruthu.real authentic make Suja..I love to have that all.

  16. Woww!! Looks so divine!! Mouthwatering recipe!!

  17. wow superb.. looks so delicious.. very tempting!!!

  18. Tempting adipoli mutton recipe...Delicious..

  19. Kothupichallo...vayil vellam vannu ketto..

  20. Another tempting & flavorful mutton dish, looks fantastic!

  21. aa kunjulliyum thengakothum kidakkunne kandittu kothi sahikkan vayya,........

  22. ooh! superb. sarikkum kothiyavunnu..

  23. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments:)

  24. I love mutton curry, which is why I'm here. Beautiful pictures and great space you have going on this side.

  25. Tried this recipe...My husband really liked it..Tried some of your chicken recipes also...It came out really well..:)

  26. Thanks for the feedback,you made my day:)


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