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Chettinad Mutton Sukka Recipe

Chettinad Mutton Sukka recipe. A delicious and amazingly spiced mutton fry recipe made with freshly ground spices and lamb meat.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword mutton recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people
Calories 413kcal
Author Fareeha


  • 500 gms lamb pieces preferably boneless pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch stick cinnamon
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 tsp fennel / saunf
  • 2 tsp pepper / kali mirch
  • 2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 4 -5 whole dry red chili
  • 2 - 3 green chili cut into half
  • 2 medium sized onion finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste


  • Add the mutton pieces with ginger garlic paste and salt in a pressure cooker and cook till it is half done.
  • Lightly roast the cinnamon, cloves, fennel, peppercorns, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, whole dry red chili. Allow it to cool and grind this into a fine powder. Set aside.
  • Now add the oil in the same pan and add the green chili and onion. Fry until the onion is light brown in color.
  • Stir in the ground spice powder and mix well.
  • Now add the cooked mutton and fry till the mutton turns brown. 
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.