Ma's Mutton Curry (halal)
Yields 2.5 cups
An aromatic melt in your mouth goat dish seasoned with our mother’s blend of spices. This is a labor intensive dish, kept for weekends or entertaining. Our starter sauce enables you to enjoy this any night of the week! We use locally sourced goat from a Bay Area farm.
Package includes: 1) Caramelized Onion Sauce 2) Mutton/Goat
PRO TIP: Cutting the packet on two/three sides will make it easier to move its contents to the IP.
- In the Instant Pot, add the mutton and sauce with ½ cup water.
- Lock lid, set valve to SEAL and cook on HIGH PRESSURE for 45 minutes.
- Once done, let rest for 10 minutes, then set valve to VENT to release remaining pressure.
- Open lid and press CANCEL to turn off.
- Set to SAUTE mode, and stir intermittently for 3-4 minutes to thicken sauce.
- Classic accompaniments are cilantro, raw onions, lemon, serrano peppers and yogurt.
- Best served with rice or Indian flatbread.
Fun Facts:Goat meat is actually lower in calories, saturated fats, and cholesterol than beef, pork, lamb and chicken. It also contains a higher amount of protein and more iron than beef (see comparison chart below). This means goat meat is the leaner and healthier option, compared to equal servings of chicken, lamb, beef or pork.
The story behind this curry is that an English army officer became ravenously hungry while traveling in a train in India. He followed his nose to the pantry car where a spicy mutton curry was simmering. He was offered a taste, whereupon he burnt his tongue because of the spices. The helpful cook reduced the heat with some yogurt and served it up. From that day on, this curry has been served on all first-class compartments of Indian trains.
During the British Raj in India, this goat curry was served with dinner rolls and/or rice on long distance train journeys.