Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Gosht Hari Mirch Ka ( Lamb with Green Chillies)

Lamb is cooked with green chilies and yogurt

  • 1 lb Lamb mutton with bone cut into small pieces
  • 1 lb yogurt
  • 10 green chilies ground in fine paste ( modify according to taste)
  • 2 medium sized onions finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic paste
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp finely ground coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds ( Shahjeera)
  • 4 cups lamb stock ( optional)
  • ½ cup cooking oil

  • Mix salt, black pepper, yogurt, turmeric powder, ginger and garlic pastes together.
  • Marinate the lamb in this mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan, add bay leaf and caraway seeds, fry onions till golden brown.
  • Add only marinated lamb pieces( without marinade), fry till they are light brown.
  • Mix in marinade ( yogurt mixture), cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala along with green chili paste. Fry till the oil separates from the mixture.
  • Pour in the lamb stock ( or water ) and cook till the meat is tender.
  • Adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and mint serve with roti.

Do You Know?
Green chilies are available fresh, dried, powdered, flaked, in oil, in sauce, bottled and pickled. It spices up a bland meal and an overdose of these fiery heroes can also send you into a fit of hiccups.

1 comment:

Kudla Vine said...

Nice one ,keep up the good work