Kleftiko | How to make Kleftiko

By jai bedi  |  27th Jul 2015  |  
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About Kleftiko Recipe

A traditional greek recipe with melt in the mouth lamb served with fluffy potatoes

Kleftiko is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Kleftiko by jai bedi has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 5 people. You can find Kleftiko at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Kleftiko takes few minutes for the preparation and 300 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Kleftiko is a good option for you. The flavour of Kleftiko is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Kleftiko on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Kleftiko recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Kleftiko

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 kg lamb shoulder cut into chunks
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 6 onions cut into chunks
  • 4 potatoes cut into half
  • 5 carrots sliced in big chunks
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 tomatoes cut in chunks
  • 4-5 bay leaves
  • 300 ml lamb stock
  • 300 ml white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • potato chips( for side dish)
  • Parchment paper

How to make Kleftiko

  1. In a shallow dish, heat oil. Brown the lamb chunks from all sides. Set aside.
  2. add onions, carrots, potatoes, garlic, celery sticks. Stir until soft.
  3. add tomatoes, bay leaves and salt pepper. Cook until vegetables are almost done.
  4. Add the stock and wine, and then add the lamb. Bring to boil.
  5. Divide into portions and wrap in Parchment paper. Now transfer all the portions to a slow cooker utensil and let it cook for about 5 hours, until lamb is tender and falling off the bone.
  6. Serve hot with potato chips and roasted pork. (if required)

My Tip:

White wine can be avoided. Vinegar can be used instead.

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