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Lamb Rogan Josh & Raita

Lucas Parsons reveals how to make the perfect Rogan Josh in episode 33 of Everyday Gourmet.

Ingredients

  • Lamb Rogan Josh

  • 1kg Lamb Shoulder – Deboned and Cubed

  • 8 Cloves

  • 6 Cardomom Pods – Cracked

  • 1 Cassia Bark or Cinnamon Stick

  • 1tsp Fennel Seeds

  • 5 Dried Chillies

  • 5 Red Onions – Sliced

  • 3tbs Ghee or Vegetable Oil

  • 1tbs Ginger - Crushed

  • 4 Garlic Cloves – Crushed

  • 1tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 2tbs Ground Coriander

  • 4 Small Fresh Chillies – Chopped and Crushed

  • 2 Tomatoes – Diced

  • 1tbls Tomato Paste

  • ½ cup Water

  • 1tbs Vinegar

  • Salt

  • 1 cup Fresh Coriander Leaves

  • Raita

  • 200g Plain Yoghurt

  • ½ Lebanese Cucumber – Diced<

  • 1 Handful of Mint Leaves - Finely Chopped

  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Method

  • Lamb Rogan Josh:

  • 1.

    Heat a large heavy based pot with Ghee or Oil until almost smokey

  • 2.

    Place all the whole spices and dried chillies into pot and cook for 30-40 seconds

  • 3.

    Add onion and a pinch of salt and caramelise.

  • 4.

    Add ginger, garlic and ground spices, then stir in crushed chillies, tomatoes and tomato paste, cook for 1 minute.

  • 5.

    Add lamb and stir until the lamb is totally coated with the spices.

  • 6.

    Add water and salt to taste and reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 2.5 hours until tender.

  • 7.

    Once lamb is cooked add the vinegar, check for seasoning, sprinkle chopped coriander and serve with Raita.

  • Raita:

  • 1.

    Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix well, set aside in fridge.

Notes

Preparation Time: 2.5 hours

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Posted by Condy98Report
Really good dish. The Raita balances just right.