Thursday, August 2, 2012

Mutton Chukka / Mutton Sukka (Mutton Fry) | Mutton Recipes

Mutton is not very regular in our menu but whenever we get it, its mostly biriyani or chukka as its our fav. I wanted to share ammas chettinad version of mutton chukka and here it is for you all....This is too good that we can even have it as such or pair it with biriyani or curd rice.
Mutton Chukka Recipe
Mutton Chukka Recipe  Ingredients
  • Mutton - 200 gms
  • Small Onion - 1/4 cup loosely packed
  • Garlic - 10 pearls sliced half
  • Tomato - 1
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp 
  • Coriander seeds powder - 1/2  tsp
  • Thick Coconut milk - 2 tbsp(optional)
  • Salt - to taste
To Temper:
  • Fennel Seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1/4 inch piece
  • Cloves - 2
  • Bayleaf - a small piece
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Oil - 2 tsp
Mutton Chukka RecipeMethod:
1.In a pressure cooker add the mutton pieces with turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp chilli powder, salt and saute till it changes color. Then add water and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistles(or until soft) in medium low flame.
Mutton Chukka Recipe - Step1
2.Once mutton is cooked, keep it aside reserving little water.In a kadai - add the items under 'to temper' table then add onion, garlic and fry till it is slightly browned.
Mutton Chukka Recipe - Step2
3.Then add tomato and saute till it is mushy and raw smell leaves.Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and saute well. Then add cooked mutton pieces with little water that is reserved already and allow it to boil for the masala to blend well.
Mutton Chukka Recipe - Step3
4.Then add coconut milk and let it get cooked till it dry like chukka. If you prefer gravy kind then switch off at that stage itself.
Mutton Chukka Recipe - Step4
If you prefer you can garnish with a tsp of chopped coriander leaves.
Mutton Chukka Recipe
My Notes:
  • Adding tomatoes is optional too but I would recommend adding it.
  • The authentic chukka is even more dry and almost black in color, but we like it this way a bit juicy. You can cook for few more mins to get a more dry fry.
  • Adding coconut milk was ammas idea and the flavour was too good and you will not miss the coconut as we add coconut milk.
  • If it starts getting thicker, it will stick so add little more oil at this stage.
Mutton Chukka Recipe

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. Very tempting and mouthwatering sukka...

  2. Never tasted it but looks super sharmi. bookmark it for the husband. I am sure he loves it.

  3. Mutton is rare at home too.. So it mostly biryani only.. Would love to try this sukka..Looks very tempting.

    Divya's Culinary Journey

  4. Tempting and mouthwatering mutton chukka,love the recipe,will surely try.

  5. Never tried Mutton @ home.. This tempting me to prepare...

  6. Yummy AND tasty

  7. Oh this post take me back home where we have shkha mutton almost every sunday. Happy following you dear!

  8. Looks delicious and tempting...what a coincidence Sharmi!I too made chukka last week,yet to post...nice clicks as always.

  9. A perfect authentic dish. Loved this a lot. Bookmarked. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Mouth watering recipe... I don't like mutton but your pic invited me...

    I am following you :)

    Do check my blog when you find time...

    Sharans Samayalarai

  11. loved every bit of it.....ty sharmi....superb.....

  12. Really tempting... Will defenetly try it this week

  13. Wow its really very tasty and my dauater normally she won't like mutton but she ate. Thank u.

  14. Wow it is very taste and easy to prepare. I made chukka without cocunut, we all love the taste. Normally my daughter Krithika won't like mutton, but this type she likes and ate.

    Thank u

  15. It's really nice explanation to prepare.. my husband feels great with this recipe. thanks

  16. I tried this out today and the recipe came out delicious. Thanks Sharmi.


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