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jai bedi
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300 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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A traditional greek recipe with melt in the mouth lamb served with fluffy potatoes

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Greek
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 4 tbsp olive oil
  2. 2 kg lamb shoulder cut into chunks
  3. 2 celery sticks
  4. 6 onions cut into chunks
  5. 4 potatoes cut into half
  6. 5 carrots sliced in big chunks
  7. 6 cloves garlic crushed
  8. 4 tomatoes cut in chunks
  9. 4-5 bay leaves
  10. 300 ml lamb stock
  11. 300 ml white wine
  12. salt and pepper to taste
  13. potato chips( for side dish)
  14. Parchment paper


  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)

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