Mutton (Lamb) Bones soup / Aatu yelumbu soup

Mutton (Lamb) Bones soup / Aatu yelumbu soup

Mutton soup is very common in south India, this soup can be made with mutton flesh or mutton bones along with spices to induce the flavor and fragrance.Its a very comforting food when we have throat pain, cold or runny nose. Also this can be taken along with the mashed rice. Let us move on to the recipe…

Mutton bones soup with tossed bread

Mutton bones soup with tossed bread

Ingredients:

  • Mutton bones – 200 gm
  • Onion – 1 no
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Green chilli – 1 no
  • Mint leaves – a fistful
  • Tomato – 1 ½ no (medium size)
  • Cinnamon – 1” inch bark
  • Cloves – 3 nos
  • Cardamom – 2 nos
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Fennel powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil – 3 tsp
  • Cashew nuts – 10 nos

Preparation:

  • Finely chop the onion, tomato and mint leaves. Slit the green chillies.
  • Soak cashewnuts in water and grind to a fine paste. Keep it aside.
  • Wash the mutton bones. In a bowl, take mutton bones, a tsp of ginger-garlic paste, green chilli, tomato, turmeric powder, cumin powder, pepper powder, fennel powder and salt along with 3 cups of water.
  • Cover with the lid and wait for 5 whistles. Open the lid, when the pressure is released.
  • Now keep the cooker in medium flame and pour in the cashew paste and stir well, till the rwa smell goes off.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and put cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and a tsp of ginger-garlic paste, sauté till they turn golden brown.
  • Put the onion and fry till they turn transparent.
  • Pour in the soup; allow it to boil for 5 mins.

Serve hot with finger foods. I have served it with bread, tossed in butter.

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