Elumbu Kuzhambu / Lamb Bones curry – II


Coming to Mutton, all its spare parts have different and delicious taste, flavor and aroma. Already I have updated one recipe with Mutton bones and this one is the another version of this mutton bones curry, which taste completely different than the first version.


  • Mutton / Lamb bones – ½ kg
  • Shallots – 15 nos
  • Green chilli – 4 nos
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes – 2 nos
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Coconut pieces – 2 tbsp
  • Black Peppercorns – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Poppy seeds – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil


  • Grind the coconut, black pepper, cumin seeds, poppy seeds to fine paste by adding little water.
  • Finely chop the shallots / onion, tomatoes and slit the green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Put cinnamon, cloves and ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell goes off.
  • Put the shallots/onions and fry till they become transparent.
  • Put the tomatoes and fry till they become mushy.
  • Put the bones and all the spice powders followed with the sambhar powder and salt.
  • Saute them for 3 mins and then pour in the grounded paste and sauté till the raw smell goes off.
  • Pour in a cup of water and allow to boil.
  • Cover the pressure cooker and wait for 3 whistles.

Serve hot with steamed rice , idli and dosa.

Making of Mutton Bones Curry / Elumbu Kulambu:

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