Smothered Lamb (Or Pork or Beef)

Total Time
1hr 45mins
15 mins
1 hr 30 mins

This is a mildly spicy dish from Madhur Jaffrey's Quick and Easy Indian Cooking. I imagine chicken would probably work in this recipe as well. I made this with beef and added some potatoes. Posted for ZWT IV.

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  1. Put all the ingredients except the oil, garlic and black pepper into a bowl and mix well.
  2. Put the oil in a large deep skillet and heat over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, put in garlic, stir till pieces turn medium brown.
  3. Put in the seasoned meat and stir once or twice. Turn heat to medium.
  4. Add one half cup of water. Stir and cover the pan and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, till meat is tender and sauce is thickened, adding more liquid if necessary. Stir occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle in pepper, adjust seasonings, stir and serve.