Chettinadu Style Mutton Chukka ( Uppu Kari )

Uppukari is a salty meat stir fry to compliment a Southindian meal. 

500 Grams Lamb Meat ( Curry Cut )
250 Grams Sambar Onion / Baby Shallots
1 Tbsp Pepper powder
1 Tbsp Ginger & Garlic Paste
10-12 Dried Red Chillies
1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
1 Tbsp Fennel Seeds
1 Full Garlic Peeled 
2 Sprigs Curry leafs
1/2 Cup Yogurt 
2 Tbsp Clarified Butter or Desi ghee
3 Tbsp Oil
Salt as per taste.

Lets Marinate:
  • In  a mixing bowl add the meat, yogurt, turmeric powder, pepper powder, garam masala, salt, ginger and garlic paste mix well cover and allow to marinate for 1/2 hour.

Lets prepare:
  • Heat a pressure cooker with 2 tbsp oil, add the marinated meat fry the meat for a bit and add 1/2 cup of water to cook cover the lid and allow the pressure to build once you see steam vapor place the whistle and put the flame on high allow the meat to cook well for five to six whistles. switch of the stove after five whistles and allow the pressure to cool down a bit before opening the lid.
  • If you find excess moisture in the meat put the meat back on flame and allow the moisture to evaporate completely from the meat and set aside.
  • Heat a wok add the 2 tbsp clarified butter and 1 tbsp oil tip in the fennel seeds fry a bit add the onions fry the onions a bit add the garlic and curry leafs add the dried red chillies and salt to sfry the onions fry alll the ingredients the onion should turn transparent tip in the meat and fry till the meat has incorporated well into the other ingredients garnish with curry leafs and lime serve hot with south indian meals...Enjoy...:)


  1. in your video u have mentioned ginger garlic paste but not in description for marinating -anyway i added tat last and it was yummy ,thanks 4 the nice share........................


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