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Andhra Style Mutton Semi Gravy

Mutton Semi Gravy is an Andhra style semi gravy served in a typical Indian Thali Meals. The different whole spices used gives a wonderful spice kick!
By Cook Method Pressure Cooker, Stovetop
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Non Vegetarian
Dish Type Mutton Dishes
Author Srivalli


  • 500 gms Mutton
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 3 Cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Rock Salt to taste
  • Mint Leaves / Pudina, handful
  • 1 medium Tomato
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Coconut paste


How to make Andhra Style Mutton Semi Gravy

  • Wash and cut the mutton into smaller pieces, let it drain in the colander.
  • Heat a kadai with cooking oil. Add the fennel seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon. Saute well.
  • Then, add finely chopped onions. Saute till the onions changes colour.
  • Next, add the ginger garlic paste and cook till the raw smell leaves.
  • Add the drained mutton pieces, saute on high flame till the water starts coming out.
  • Add turmeric powder and continue cooking.
  • Now, add the mint leaves and cook on high. Add chopped tomatoes, then red chilli powder, coriander powder. Cook with lid covered for 10 mins.
  • Make sure the water is all evaporated. Saute well.
  • Now, add a cup of water or just enough to cover the gravy. Transfer to the pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles or till done.
  • Once the pressure falls down, remove the lid and add the coconut paste.
  • Bring to boil and simmer for few mins.
  • Finally, garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with rotis or pulao.
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