Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves | How to make Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves

By Rekha Vengalil  |  10th May 2016  |  
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  • Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves, How to make Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves
Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leavesby Rekha Vengalil
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    4

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About Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves Recipe

It’s an easy and quick Kerala style curry where the meat is cooked in spices and coconut milk till tender. Finally the greens are tipped in and simmered till withered. Do alter the spices to suit your taste.

Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves

Ingredients to make Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves

  • Lamb – 500 grams
  • onion – 2 medium, finely chopped
  • garlic paste – 2 teaspoons
  • ginger paste -2 teaspoons
  • Green chilies – 2-3 or to taste
  • tomatoes – 2 small, cubed
  • coriander powder – 1.5 tablespoons
  • turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Meat masala – 1 tablespoon
  • Garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon
  • curry leaves – 2 twigs
  • coconut milk – 1 cup
  • Red amaranth leaves – a bunch or about 3 tightly packed cups
  • oil as required
  • salt to taste

How to make Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves

  1. Wash and clean the meat well. Drain the water completely and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker pan. Add the chopped onions and cook till translucent. Add the green chilies, ginger & garlic paste. Cook till the raw smell is gone.
  3. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, meat masala and cook till the oil starts to separate. Add the tomato; cover and cook till mushy
  4. Tip in the meat and salt to taste. Increase the heat and cook for 2-3 minutes till everything is well blend and coated. Add about ¼-1/2 cup water; reduce the heat to medium low. Cover and pressure cook till the meat is done.
  5. Turn off the heat and wait till cooker releases all the steam. Uncover (at this point you may adjust the consistency of the gravy by adding in more water).
  6. Add the chopped amaranth leaves and cook for about 8-10 minutes or till the gravy has thickened. Add the coconut milk, curry leaves, garam masala,
  7. Give a good stir and bring to a gentle simmer. Turn off the heat and serve with rice or any Indian flat bread.

Reviews for Lamb Curry with Amaranth Leaves (1)

Reema Thukral2 years ago

Easy and delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
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