Simple Lamb Rogan Josh

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

In 2003, lamb rogan josh was voted as one of the UK's top ten takeaway meals. This version is medium spiced. Can also be made with chicken, shrimp, or vegetables. Timing would need to be adjusted.

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  1. In a food processor, blend together the garlic, onion, ginger, all of the ground spices, salt and tomato paste.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or flameproof casserole and add the lamb pieces and cardamom pods. Quickly fry until the lamb is browned all over. This may need to be done in 2 batches, depending on the size of your pan. Stir in the spicy paste and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Pour in the lager and bring to a simmer. Cover with a lid and cook for about 1-1¼ hours, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened and the lamb is lovely and tender.
  4. Leave the dish to relax for 5 minutes before serving.