Mutton Uppu Kandam Recipe

Mutton Uppu Kandam is a traditional South Indian dish made with tender mutton pieces cooked in a flavorful blend of spices. The dish gets its name from the Tamil words 'Uppu' meaning salt and 'Kandam' meaning pieces. The mutton is marinated with a mixture of spices and then slow-cooked to perfection, resulting in a tender and succulent meat. This dish is typically served with steamed rice or roti and is a favorite among meat lovers.

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Ingredients for Mutton Uppu Kandam Recipe

  • 50 gram Mutton Pieces
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/10 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/5 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/5 Onions, Chopped
  • 1/5 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/5 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/10 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/20 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Water As Required
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Mutton Uppu Kandam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, marinate the mutton pieces with turmeric powder, red chili powder, ginger-garlic paste, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add the marinated mutton. Cook until the mutton turns brown.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, tomatoes, and green chilies. Saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add water and pressure cook for about 4-5 whistles or until the mutton is tender.
  • STEP 6.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Marinating the mutton for at least 30 minutes enhances the flavor.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can cook the mutton in a heavy-bottomed pan on low heat until tender.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover mutton uppu kandam can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the mutton uppu kandam with steamed rice or roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
331
calories per serving
27 g Fat18 g Protein3 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    56mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    12mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    49mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    189mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp