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Recipe: Kashmiri Lamb Curry

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 09:05

Make your Eid special by making this yummy non-veg item.


• 5 strands Saffron
• 100 g Blanched Almonds
• 4 tbsp Sunflower Oil
• 3 Onions, sliced
• 2 Cloves Garlic, finely diced
• 1/2 tsp Ginger, finely diced
• 3 Dried Chillies, preferably Kashmiri
• 5 Green Cardamoms
• 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Ground Turmeric
• 1 tsp Ground Cumin
• 1 tsp Ground Coriander
• 1 tsp Garam Masala
• 1kg Lean Lamb Leg, diced
• 140 ml Double Cream
• Salt, to taste
• ½ tsp Black Pepper, freshly ground
• 140 ml Natural Greek Yogurt
• Oil, for cooking


Take a small bowl and put saffron in it, along with 300 ml warm water. Let it infuse.
• Set the oven at the highest setting and scatter the almonds on a non stick baking tray.
• Roast for 5 minutes or till they turn golden in color. Remove and set aside.
• Place the saucepan on medium heat and heat some oil in it.
• In the hot oil, fry onion, garlic, ginger and chilies in it, till onions become soft.
• Now, put cardamoms, fennel seeds, turmeric, cumin, coriander and garam masala and fry for a few minutes.
• Set the heat on high flame and add lamb to it. Fry till it turns brown.
• Add saffron, water, cream and black pepper to it and cook for an hour.
• Add almonds and cook for further 30 minutes or till the lamb is tender.
• Remove from heat and stir in the yogurt. Serve.

First Published: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 09:05
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