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Karoo Lamb Curry Recipe

Karoo Lamb Curry Recipe
A traditional Karoo Lamb Curry is just the hearty meal we’ve been looking for.

Karoo chef Tronette Dippenaar is carrying on a centuries-old tradition of serving dollops of country food and hospitality at historic Matjiesfontein. Try her Karoo Lamb Curry recipe to see what this chef has to offer.

Traditional Karoo Lamb Curry

Karoo chef Tronette Dippenaar is carrying on a centuries-old tradition of serving dollops of country food and hospitality at historic Matjiesfontein. Country Chefs Karoo Lamb Curry Recipe European Print This
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 peppers (red or green), chopped
  • 1kg lean lamb, cubed
  • 30ml sunflower oil
  • 2 tbs curry powder
  • 1 tbs mixed Marsala
  • 1 tbs turmeric
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 410g tomato paste
  • 500g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 500g carrots, peeled and sliced in rings
  • salt and pepper
  • Curry Paste
  • 2 knobs fresh ginger, peeled
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 whole chillies
  • 50ml olive oil

Instructions

  1. To make the paste, place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until a smooth paste forms.
  2. For the curry, place the onions and peppers in a pot and fry on low heat till soft. Add 2 tbs curry powder to the onions and fry. Add all the spices and keep on stirring until the mixture is dry.
  3. Deglaze the pot with the tomato paste and 1 cup of water. Add the lamb and simmer with the lid on until the meat is just tender. Add the potatoes and carrots and keep on simmering till the potatoes are soft. Season with salt and pepper. Do not remove the whole spices. Serve the curry with steamed white rice and sambals of your choice

Wine suggestion: Mount Sutherland Shiraz 2011

You might also enjoy our Karoo Lamb Tagine recipe.

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