Thalicha / Dhalcha / Mutton Sambar


Thalicha / Dhalcha / Mutton Saambar

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Mutton Thalicha also called as Dhalcha or Mutton Sambar is differently cooked with Thoor Dhal (Thuvaram Paruppu), tastes different .. mmm..

Servings – 4 Persons


Mutton (1/2 kg)

Ginger Garlic Paste (1tsp)

Thoor Dhal (3/4 cup) (Thuvaram Paruppu)

 Chenna dhal (1/4 cup) (Kadalai Paruppu)

Turmeric Powder (1/4 tsp)

Ghee (2tsp)

Dry Red Chillies (4nos)

Shallots or Onion (Chopped 1/2 cup)

Tomato (Chopped 1/2 cup)

Clove (1no)

Cinnamon (1no)

Curry Leaves (2sprigs)

Brinjal (Cut lengthwise into 4-6 equal parts – 1cup)

Chilli Powder (2tsp)

Coriander Powder (2tsp)

 (or use our home made Sambhar Powder-4tsp)

Tamarind Pulp (1/4 cup)

Corriander leaves (1/4 cup chopped)


Clean and Pressure cook Mutton with  ginger garlic paste, Thoor Dal (thuvaram paruppu),  Chenna dal (kadalai parupu), turmeric powder and with sufficient water. And Keep aside.

Heat Ghee in a pan, saute dry red chillies,  onion (or Shallots)  tomatoes, clove, cinnamon, curry leaves and brinjal. Pour less water, for the vegetables to be cooked.

When vegetables are soft, add the cooked mutton Dhal, chilli powder, dhaniya powder and salt (or use our home made sambar powder-4tsp) and tamarind pulp. Leave it to boil, in low flame. Dalcha should be thick.
Garnish with coriander leaves.


Dole our hot with Biriyani or with Rice or with Idly/Dosai.

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