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Mains - Curry Dish

yum.. smells good!


Prep Time:

Cook Time:

15 Minutes

1hr 10 Minutes


6 Servings



About the Recipe

A hearty heart warming harvest delight

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Credits: Image credits acknowledged Creative Common  license where known


   Based on single portion   

  • 1 1⁄2 lbs boneless lamb, trimmed of fat and cut into 1 pieces

  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 black cardamom pod

  • 1 (2 inch) cinnamon sticks

  • 10 peppercorns

  • 4 whole cloves

  • 1 1⁄2 large onions, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger paste

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped (optional)

  • salt

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric

  • 2t easpoons coriander powder

  • 1teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

  • 1 1⁄2teaspoons garam masala

  • 1cup diced tomato

  • 1⁄3 cup plain yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

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Step 1

    Heat oil in large pan; add bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, peppercorns, and cloves.

Step 2

    When leaves begin to sizzle and fragrance starts to release, add onions and saute until light golden, about 12-15 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 3

    Stir in the ginger paste, garlic, chile pepper, and lamb.

Step 4

    Season the lamb with salt; continue cooking, stirring mix, for about 20 minutes more, adding a little water if necessary to keep food from sticking.

Step 5

    Add turmeric, coriander powder, cayenne, and garam masala; stir for 5 minutes, adding 2 tablespoons water.

Step 6

    Add diced tomatoes, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 7

    Then add 4 cups of water and simmer for 15 minutes, or until meat is getting tender.

Step 8

    Lower heat.

Step 9

    Whisk the yogurt with a fork; and add to the pot slowly.

Step 10

    Then cook until meat is done to your liking and sauce is thickened.

Step 11

    Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve with steamed basmati rice, or hot Indian breads, such as Naan.


Note - CAUTION the heated mixture and cooking pans will be super HOT, please take care.



Recipe courtesy of PalatablePastime


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