Lamb Stew with Dates Recipe

By | Published | Middle Eastern, Mutton and Lamb | No Comment

Ghee – 50 gms
Lean Lamb – 900 gms, cut into 1 inch pieces
Onion – 1, chopped
Water – 600 ml
Salt – 1 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon – 2 inch piece
Loomi (Dried Lime) – 1
Dried Dates – 6, stoned, chopped
Dried Apricots – 8, halved
Prunes – 8 to 10, stoned, halved
Raisins – 3 tblsp
Honey – 1 tblsp

1. Heat ghee in a large pan.
2. Add the lamb pieces and saute for 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
3. Remove and keep aside.
4. Fry the chopped onions until soft.
5. Add the lamb pieces to the pan.
6. Add 1/2 the water, salt, cinnamon and dried lime.
7. Cover pan, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
8. Meanwhile, heat the remaining water in a small pan.
9. Add the chopped dates and simmer over moderate heat for 12 to 15 minutes until the dates soften.
10. Blend the dates to a puree and add it to the meat mixture.
11. Add the apricots, prunes, raisins and honey.
12. Mix well.
13. Cover the pan again and cook for a further 60 minutes.
14. When the lamb is tender, transfer it to a serving dish.
15. Remove the cinnamon stick and dried lime.
16. Serve hot with rice.

You might also like these recipes

Latest Food Blogs

Feel free to comment or share your thoughts on this Lamb Stew with Dates Recipe from Awesome Cuisine.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay Connected: