Delicious Chettitand Mutton Fry Recipe Uppu Kari - 2020

Chettinad Mutton Fry | Uppu Kari

  • Author: Vikash Aadarshi
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Chettinad Mutton Curry is an ideal dish that consists Ample of flavors of spices. It has a zesty mix of ginger, garlic fennel seeds, cumin seeds, clove, and curry leaves. This Chettinad Curry Leaves or Uppu Kari is one of the unique dishes that make your plate and your mouth fill with spicy and tangy flavors.



  • 1 Kg Mutton cut into small pieces
  • 200g Shallot (Madras Onion)
  • 1 Garlic Pods
  • 20 Dried Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 100g Tomato
  • Salt to taste 
  • 150ml Oil
  • 1 piece Cinnamon
  • 2 curry leaves
  • ½ tbsp curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Fenugreek Leaves
  • 2 Star Anise (optional)

Uppu Kari - Ingredients


1) Take Meat cut into small pieces, wash and keep it a bowl.


2) Take the pressure cooker, add oil, add onion, garlic pods, ginger garlic paste, and cook it for 10 minutes. Add tomato and saute it.

Frying Chili with Oil

3) in a bowl, Mix meat pieces with turmeric powder and salt.

4) Add meat to the pressure cooker along with all the ingredients and saute it. Cook it in low flame for 10 minutes.

5) Now add water about 1/3 in the pressure cooker. And cook it for 4 whistles.

6) Let them cook. Now Place a pan on the flame, add oil, curry leaves, red chilies (Break into 2 pieces), and fennel leaves.

7) When the 4 whistles are done, transfer it to the pan once the pressure is gone.

8) Cook it until meat is dried up. Garnish it with Curry leaves and juliennes of Garlic

9) Serve it with Rice.

  • Category: Mutton
  • Method: Moderate Cooking
  • Cuisine: Chettinad Cuisine


  • Serving Size: 100g
  • Calories: 294
  • Sodium: 72mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg

Keywords: Non-Veg, Mutton, Uppu Kari, Chettinad, Mutton Fry, Mutton Kari