Lamb Cooked with Apricot Recipe

Lamb Cooked with Apricot Recipe
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Lamb Cooked with Apricot Recipe
Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 375 gm cubed Lean Lamb (trimmed of any fat)
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 3-4 sliced dried Apricots
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Garlic Puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger Puree
  • 1 thinly sliced Onion
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ground Almonds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Mixed Whole Nuts
  • 1/2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1/2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro Leaves (chopped)
  • Salt to taste

    Whole Spices:
  • 3-4 Brown Cardamoms
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks (1 inch each)
  • 1½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Cloves

    Ground Spices:
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Green Cardamom
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Fennel Seeds (ground)
How to make Lamb Cooked with Apricot:
  • Put the meat with vinegar, and whole spices into a non-reactive pot and cover tightly and place it in a preheated oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • In the meanwhile, heat the ghee in a pan and stir-fry the garlic puree for a minute, add the ginger puree and fry another 1 minute. Mix in the ground spices and add onions to fry until soft.
  • Remove the pot from the oven and add remaining ingredients except salt and cilantro. Spread the onion-spice mixture all over it. Drizzle some water over and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Garnish with salt and cilantro leaves and bake for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve hot.