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Lamb in Apricot Gravy

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Introduction

a persian dish of mildly spicy, sweet and sour lamb gravy with apricots. Can be pressure cooked or cooked outside in a deep utensil but stirring continuosly just so it does not burn the lamb from the bottom, add water if necessary. This is good for the weekends when not tired and stress free.

a persian dish of mildly spicy, sweet and sour lamb gravy with apricots. Can be pressure cooked or cooked outside in a deep utensil but stirring continuosly just so it does not burn the lamb from the bottom, add water if necessary. This is good for the weekends when not tired and stress free.

Ingredients

Serves: 3-4

Metric Cups
  • 500 grams lamb (cut into small pieces)
  • 3 onions (chopped fine)
  • 250 millilitres chopped tomatoes
  • 10 dried apricots (soaked in sugar and water for 4 hrs)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 63 millilitres fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 125 millilitres oil
  • water (or stock)
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 18 ounces lamb (cut into small pieces)
  • 3 onions (chopped fine)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 10 dried apricots (soaked in sugar and water for 4 hrs)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ cup oil
  • water (or stock)
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)

Method

Lamb in Apricot Gravy is a community recipe submitted by ChocoMum and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Apply salt and ginger/garlic paste to the washed, cut and trimmed lamb and set aside for 1/2 hr.
  • Fry the onions in oil till brown in a pressure cooker, add the marinated lamb and fry again for 1 min.
  • Add the tomatoes, all the spice powders and stir for a while till oil separates.
  • Add water accordingly or just till it covers the lamb. And pressure cook it.
  • After well done, pour this in deep pan, check for salt, now add the apricot with the soaked water and cook for 5-10 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander. Tastes good with bread or naan. Serves 3-4.
  • Apply salt and ginger/garlic paste to the washed, cut and trimmed lamb and set aside for 1/2 hr.
  • Fry the onions in oil till brown in a pressure cooker, add the marinated lamb and fry again for 1 min.
  • Add the tomatoes, all the spice powders and stir for a while till oil separates.
  • Add water accordingly or just till it covers the lamb. And pressure cook it.
  • After well done, pour this in deep pan, check for salt, now add the apricot with the soaked water and cook for 5-10 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander. Tastes good with bread or naan. Serves 3-4.
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