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In 10 simple steps, you could master an authentic Indian dish that will awestruck every member of your family and make you a culinary God in your household. Well close to one anyway.

Lamb Bhuna Recipe

  • Ingredients
  • 450g diced Lamb
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 3 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ tsp crushed Chilli Flakes
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 finely chopped Onions
  • 6 finely chopped Garlic Cloves
  • 20 Curry Leaves
  • 4cm GratedGinger
  • 400g / 1 tin Plum Tomatoes
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Chopped Coriander



  • Heat a pan over a medium heat. Add mustard, coriander, cumin, fennel, chilli, fenugreek seeds. Stir pan until spices are a shade darker. Add dried chillies (1-3 depending on how spicy you want the dish).
  • Transfer spices into a bowl and allow to cool down. Grind with a pestle and mortar until it turns into a fine powder.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick pan over a medium-hot heat. Add onions, garlic and ginger. Fry until golden brown.
  • Add curry leaves with tomatoes and salt. Cook until a thick paste is formed.
  • Add the spice mix made earlier to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Place lamb into the pan and coat it by stirring the sauce well. Leave for 5 minutes.
  • Check that the meat is tender. When it is ready, remove the lid and increase the heat.
  • Fry until the sauce almost disappears, coating the meat.
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander and garam masala.
  • Serve with basmati rice or rotis.

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