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Mutton Liver Fry | Kaleji Fry

Mutton Liver Fry | Kaleji Fry - A Simple and healthy mutton liver preparation with minimum ingredients which taste wonderful with Rice and rotis.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Keyword kaleji masala, lamb liver masala, mutton liver fry, Mutton Liver fry recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 226kcal
Author Shalini


  • 250 grams Mutton Liver
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 4 pods Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel / Sombu / Saunf
  • Curry leaves – few
  • 2 tbsp Oil – 2 tbsp


How to make Mutton Liver fry / Kaleji Fry

  • Wash Liver thoroughly for 4 to 5 times. Then cut into bite size pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Once hot add Fennel seeds / Sombu to the oil. Let it splutter. Sombu gives a nice flavour to the non-veg recipes.
  • Add curry leaves and let it become crisp.
  • Now add Chopped Onions and cook till translucent.
  • Pound garlic well and add it to the pan. Fry for few seconds.
  • Add Turmeric powder, Red chilli Powder, Coriander powder and Required salt.
  • Now add liver to the masala and mix well. Let the color of liver change.
  • At this stage add ½ cup of water and cook in medium flame for 12 – 15 mins. Make sure you stir after every 5 minutes. Do not Over cook the liver. It will become hard and chewy.
  • Check if the liver has cooked nad turned soft. Now add freshly ground pepper powder and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and serve.


  • Wash the liver thoroughly.
  • Do not overcook the liver. It will become hard and chewy.
  • Addition of freshly ground pepper enhances the taste of the Mutton Liver Fry.