Main ingredients: chintha chiguru (tender tamarind) and mutton.

Preparation and cook time: 45 minutes (approx).

Serves 3-4.

Mutton with tender tamarind leaves / chintha chiguru  mamsam

Mutton with tender tamarind leaves/ chintha chiguru mamsam

INGREDIENTS:

Mutton with tender tamarind leaves items

Mutton with tender tamarind leaves items

  1. ½ kg mutton (neatly washed)
  2. ¼ kg fresh tender tamarind leaves/ Chintha chiguru. (Neatly washed and drained).
  3. 2-3 tbsp s oil.
  4. Spices (2 cloves and 1” cinnamon stick). (Optional).
  5. 2 medium onions (chopped).
  6. 4 green chilies (chopped).
  7. Salt- to taste.
  8. 2 pinch Turmeric pwd.
  9. 1 tsp red chilly pwd.
  10. 2 cups water.

PREPARATION:

Tender tamarind leaves powder

Tender tamarind leaves powder

  • Keep some fresh tender tamarind leaves (chintha chiguru) in your 2 palms and rub together forcefully to make a course powder. And do whole stuff in the same way and keep aside until use.

METHOD:

  1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel on medium flame; add spices, chopped onion and green chilies and saute for a half minute. Add mutton, salt and turmeric pwd and saute for approx 10 minutes or till the oil separates.
    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

  2. Add red chilly pwd to the mutton mixture and mix. Add water and mix well. Bring it to a boil. Cover with lid and simmer for approx 15- 25 minutes or till the mutton pieces are almost cooked.
  3. Now add prepared tender tamarind leaves pwd /chintha chiguru powder to the cooked mutton mixture and mix well.
    preparation of mutton with tender tamarind leaves/ chintha chiguru mamsam

    preparation of mutton with tender tamarind leaves/ chintha chiguru mamsam

    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

    mutton with tender tamarind leaves preparation

  4. Add some water if necessary and mix. Cook covered for 10 minutes or till the oil separates.

    preparation of mutton with tender tamarind leaves

    preparation of mutton with tender tamarind leaves

  5. Transfer into a serving bowl.

    Mutton with tender tamarind leaves/ chintha chiguru mamsam

    Mutton with tender tamarind leaves/ chintha chiguru mamsam

tasty, yummy, delicious chintha chguru mutton is ready to serve. Eat ad enjoy with your family.

SABITHA..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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