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Lamb curry

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Fry the lamb in the oil with all the spices for 4-5 minutes on each side, until it is browned and coated.

  2. Pour over the beef or vegetable stock and cook for 15 mins stirring every so often.

  3. For the yohurt sauce, mix the chilli and Greek-style yoghurt together and set aside.

  4. Serve the curry in a bowl topped with the chopped coriander.

  5. Serve with the spiced yoghurt and the new potatoes, if desired.


  • 100g/3½oz lamb, cubed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cardamom pods, crushed
  • ½ tsp medium curry powder
  • ½ tsp dried cumin
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds, crushed
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp dried turmeric
  • 300ml/10½fl oz beef or vegetable stock

For the chilli yoghurt sauce

  • 1 chilli, chopped
  • 75g/2½ oz Greek-style yoghurt

To garnish

  • handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 100g/3½oz new potatoes, cooked, optional

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