Special Pakku (Mutton Curry) Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Special Pakku, also known as Mutton Curry, is a flavorful and aromatic dish made with tender mutton pieces cooked in a rich and spicy gravy. The dish is popular in South Indian cuisine and is often served with rice or roti. The mutton is marinated in a blend of spices and then slow-cooked to perfection, resulting in tender and juicy meat. The gravy is made with a combination of onions, tomatoes, and a variety of spices, giving it a delicious and robust flavor. Special Pakku is a must-try for meat lovers looking for a hearty and satisfying meal.

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Non Vegdiet
1hr 30minstotal
1hr 30m.total
Special Pakku (Mutton Curry)

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Ingredients for Special Pakku (Mutton Curry) Recipe

  • 83.33 gram Mutton, Cut Into Pieces
  • 0.33 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 3/4 Ves
  • 0.42 Damom Pods
  • 0.33 Bay Leaves
  • 0.33 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 0.08 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Water As Required
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Special Pakku (mutton Curry) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the mutton pieces with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and bay leaves. Saute for a minute.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown. Then, add tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 4.Add the marinated mutton pieces and cook for a few minutes until they are browned.
  • STEP 5.Add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Add water and pressure cook for about 20-25 minutes until the mutton is tender.
  • STEP 7.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and simmer the curry for a few minutes to thicken the gravy.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Marinating the mutton for at least 30 minutes helps to enhance the flavor and tenderize the meat.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a richer and creamier gravy, you can add a tablespoon of yogurt or coconut milk.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can cook the mutton in a regular pot, but it may take longer.
  • Leftover mutton curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the leftover mutton curry in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat the curry in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the Special Pakku hot with steamed rice or freshly made roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
calories per serving
38 g Fat30 g Protein8 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
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