A ‘karahi’ is a type of cooking pot popular in Indian cooking. Don’t worry though, you don’t need a karahi to make this delicious dish – a large frying pan, wok or saucepan will do.
750g diced lamb
1 large boiled onion
2 tbsp tomato & onion paste
2 tbsp curry sauce
1 tbsp tomato puree
pinch of salt
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp garam masala
Fresh chopped coriander
1 chopped green chilli
A little thin sliced fresh ginger
Start by heating the oil in the pan, add a heaped tsp of garlic and ginger paste, followed by a tbsp of tomato puree.
After a few minutes add the spices; one tsp turmeric and one tsp of red chilli powder.
Next add the boiled onion and the lamb. Leave to cook for a few minutes.
Add the tomato and onion paste and stir. Sprinkle on the fresh chopped coriander, sliced green chillies and garam masala. Stir well.
Finally add the curry sauce and a little salt to taste.
When on the plate or serving dish top with the fresh ginger and the rest of the coriander and green chillies.
And there you have it; a beautiful, authentic Lamb Karahi.