Aromatic Lamb Curry - 28/09/2013

Aromatic Lamb Curry

For a filling and warming meal if you're having a Hallowe'en party or going out Trick or Treating, why not try this delicious easy curry... once prepared just cook for 1½-2 hours and it is ready whenever you are :-


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 3 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon mild chilli powder
  • 680g (1½ lb) leg of lamb, chopped into bite sized chunks
  • 300g (11 oz) peeled chopped plum tomatoes
  • 2 dessertspoons of plain yogurt
  • Bunch of chopped fresh coriander


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan until very hot and fry the onions until soft and translucent
  2. Add the ginger and garlic and keep frying for a couple of minutes
  3. Add the salt, turmeric, garam masala, coriander, cumin and chilli and fry for a few more minutes
  4. Add the lamb and continue stirring on a medium to high heat until the meat has fully browned
  5. Add the tomatoes and stir for another five minutes before adding the plain yogurt
  6. Bring to the boil, cover the pan then lower the heat and simmer for 1½-2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes until the consistency is thick and a reddish brown colour
  7. Remove from the heat and stir in the coriander
  8. Leave to rest for 5 minutes with the lid on and adjust the seasoning if necessary
  9. Serve with rice and naan bread

Serves 6



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