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Rajasthani Spicy Lamb Stew

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  Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
  Boneless lean lamb 1 Pound, cut into 2-inch cubes
  Onions 2 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Fresh ginger root 1 Inch, chopped
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), peeled and chopped
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plain yoghurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), stirred
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Heat half the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
When hot, add the cubed lamb and stir constantly to brown on all sides.
Remove the meat with a slotted spoon and reserve it.
Add the rest of the oil to the pan, and when hot, add the onions and brown them, stirring frequendy to prevent burning.
Meanwhile, mix the ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin, and turmeric into the yoghurt.
When the onions are browned, add the meat and yoghurt mixture to the pan, stirring.
Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes, adding a little water if necessary to prevent burning.
Add the chili powder to the lamb, season with salt, and add 1 3/4 cups hot water.
Cover, lower the heat, and simmer for 1 1/4 hours, until the meat is tender and the spicy gravy is thick.
Serve with plain boiled rice.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 372 Calories from Fat 204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80 mg26.7%

Sodium 181.4 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 26 g52.9%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 21.3%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Rajasthani Spicy Lamb Stew Recipe