Korma Gosht (mild)



About 2 tblspn of oil

1 Onion, peeled, and sliced

2 Bay leaves

1 inch stick of cinnamon; 8 peppercorns; 8-10 cloves; 4 small cardamoms - 2 large cardamoms.

450 gms. Cubed Lamb.

4-5 cloves crushed garlic; 15 gms fresh ginger (peeled/crushed), or 1 tsp ground ginger.

25-50 gms ground almonds; 1 tsp ground chilli; _ tsp turmeric; 1_ tsp ground cumin;

1_ tsp ground coriander; pinch salt.

Under _a pint plain natural yoghurt

Nearly 300ml water

10 gms creamed coconut.


Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion until light brown. Add the bay leaves, cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves, small & large cardamoms, and continue frying for 30 seconds.

Add the cubed meat and stir in the garlic, ginger, ground almonds, chilli, turmeric, cumin, coriander, and salt.

Fry for about 7 mins. until the meat is fairly dry and the oil separates.

Stir in the yogurtyoghurt and gently fry to remove moisture.

Add water and cover for 40-45 mins.

Stir in coconut 5 mins. Before the end.

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