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Curried Lamb With Golden Pilaf

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Ingredients
For curried lamb:
  Lamb meat 4 Pound, cut into 1-inch pieces (Use A Combination Of Neck And Shoulder Meat)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Peeled cored chopped cooking apple 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Curry powder 5 Teaspoon
For golden pilaf
  Regular rice 2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped to make 1 cup
  Instant chicken broth/2 teaspoons granulated chicken bouillon 2 Teaspoon (2 Envelopes)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a medium saucepan, boil the lamb pieces in water, then simmer covered on a low heat for 30 minutes.
2) In a 2-cup measure, strain the broth (1 1/2 cups) and reserve.
3) In a large skillet, cover and brown batches of lamb pieces in oil , then remove with a slotted spoon and keep aside.
4) In the skillet drippings, saute the apple and celery, until soft. Then blend in the curry powder and cook for 1 minute.
5) Stir in the reserved lamb broth and salt, bring to a boil, then simmer covered on a low heat for 10 minutes.
6) Mash with a wooden spoon until smooth, then stir in the lamb pieces and simmer covered for 1 hour or until the lamb pieces are tender.
7) Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the rice in oil, stirring often until golden-brown, then remove and keep aside.
8) In the same skillet, saute the onion in the remaining oil, until soft.
9) Then stir in the rice alongwith the chicken broth, salt, hot water and raisins.
10) Bring to a boil, then simmer covered on a low heat for 35 minutes, or until the rice is tender and almost dry.

SERVING
11) Spoon Curried lamb over the Golden pilaf in individual serving plates and serve immediately .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
165 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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