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Lamb Stew
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Use lean lamb for this stew. Saffron can be very expensive so you might wish to reduce the amount of saffron.

Serves: 4

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East Indian/Chinese Meat Main Dish

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5 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 cinnamon sticks
6 cloves
1 tbsp. cardamom seeds
1 large onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 inch piece of fresh ginger,peeled and chopped
1-1/2 pounds lamb,cubed
1-1/4 cups plain yogurt
1 tsp. saffron threads, soaked in
2 tbsp. boiling water
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 cups ground almonds
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups coconut milk
2 dried red chillies


  1. In a saucepan, heat oil over medium and add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
  2. Saute gently for a minute, then add the onion and continue sauteing until soft (about 5 minutes)
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and saute for and additional 3 minutes,stirring frequently.
  4. Add the lamb and continue sauteing until browned on all sides.
  5. Combine the yogurt, dissolved saffron and chili powder together,then mix in with the lamb.
  6. Beat the almonds with just enough water to form a paste then mix in with the lamb cubes.
  7. Season with salt and simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Stir in coconut milk and chillies and reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 1 hour, or until the lamb is tender. Uncover for the last 10 minutes of cooking.

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Nerice says...
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