Lamb Tarkari


Tomato Lamb Tarkari

Tomato Lamb vegetable


•2 lbs. lamb, cut into 1.5-in. cubes

•3 cups onion, chopped

•2 cups tomatoes, chopped

•1 teaspoon fenugreek(optional)

•1 teaspoon cumin seeds

•3 dried red chilies(Optional)

•2 bay leaves

•1 tablespoon garlic, minced

•1 tablespoon ginger, minced

•5 fresh red chilies, minced (optional)

•1 teaspoon turmeric

•1 tablespoon cumin powder

•1 tablespoon coriander powder (Optional)

•1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

•4 tablespoons mustard/vegetable oil

•Salt to taste

•2 tablespoons chopped cilantro for garnish


•In large bowl, combine lamb pieces, pepper, turmeric, and salt; toss well. In a non-stick sauce pan, heat oil. To the hot oil, add fenugreek seeds and fry until they turn dark. Add cumin seeds, dried red chilies and bay leaves; fry for 15 sec. Add chopped onions, and fry until brown. Put garlic and ginger into the onion mixture; fry for 30 sec. To this mixture, add cumin, coriander, minced chili. Mix it well for a minute or so on low heat. Increase the heat to medium, and transfer the lamb pieces into the spice mixture; stir well to brown. Add tomatoes, lamb stock to the browned lamb. Lower the heat to low and let simmer until lamb pieces are tender, and the sauce has thickened up to a desired consistency, about 45-60 min.

•When cooked, turn off the heat and add chopped cilantro to garnish. Serve hot with rice, and or /bread.