Lemon Mutton Stir Fry


Lemon Mutton Stir Fry

Lemon Mutton Stir Fry is delicious and succulent mutton bites with a dominant flavor of lemon juice and mild spices. It is slightly tangy, mildly hot and is aromatic with full of flavors. Lemon Mutton Stir fry is packed with spicy, rich flavors and is super easy to prepare.


  1. Oil – 2 tbsp
  2. Onion Seeds (Kalonji) – 1 tsp
  3. Ginger -1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  4. Garlic – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  5. Baby Onions – 16 (Shallots)
  6. Lean Mutton – 500 gm
  7. Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
  8. Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  9. Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  10. Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  11. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp
  12. Salt – 1 tsp
  13. Lemon Juice – 4 tsp
  14. Pepper Powder – ½ tsp
  15. Curry Leaves – 4
  16. Green chilli -1 slited
  17. Fresh Coriander – 1 tbsp chopped
  18. Fresh Mint – 1 tbsp chopped



  1. Mix together the mutton, turmeric, cumin, coriander powder, chilli powder, tomato puree, lemon juice and salt and keep in refrigerator for 15-30 minutes.
  2. Half cook the mutton in cooker with enough very little water. (After first whistle, keep in low fire for 5 minutes).
  3. Heat the oil in a wok or heavy based frying pan and stir fry the whole baby onions or shallots for about 3 minutes. Set aside to drain.
  4. In the same pan, stir fry the onion seeds, ginger, garlic and curry leaves for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked lamb with gravy to the pan and stir fry for about 5-10 minutes until the lamb is cooked and the gravy is dried.
  6. Add the green chilli, pepper powder, and half of the fresh coriander and mint and stir fry for further 2 minutes.
  7. Finally add the baby oinions and stir fry for 2 minutes and add the remaining chopped fresh coriander and mint leaves.


  • TASTES BETTER ON THE NEXT DAY : This dish benefits from being cooked a day in advance and kept in the refrigerator overnight.

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