Friday, November 13, 2009


After a busy week if you are avoiding those loud weekend parties and want to spend some lazy moment with yourself and not in a mood for elaborate cooking then this delicious lamb stew is just for you.


Big chunks of lamb 4 to 5
Star anis 1
Garlic 2 cloves
Clove 4 to 5
Cinnamon 2 pieces
Cardamom 3 to 4
Ginger pieces 1 inch
Flavored tea leaves 6 to 7
Potato skinned and cut into big pieces
Green Papaya skinned,deseeded and cut into big pieces
Cauliflower 5 to 6 big florets
Onion sliced
Butter/diet butter 1 ½ tbsp
Milk 1 cup
Water 3 to 4 cups
sugar substitute 1 tsp
Salt and pepper according to taste


First boil the lamb chunks with two cloves of garlic and star anis. Then crush clove,cinnamon and cardamom and ginger with it add the flavored tea leaves. Take a piece of muslin cloth then keep this spices in it and tie it up like a small bag if you have reusable muslin tea bag then you can fill the spices in it and then use it. Then put a pan on flame put 1tbsp of butter let it melt now add the potato, cauliflower and papaya. Stir for 1 to 1 ½ minutes. Then add the boiled mutton pieces and sliced onion. Stir and then add 4 cups of water,that special spice filled muslin bag and salt. Let it boil cover the lid and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until the vegetable become tender and the lamb pieces more soft.Then take out the muslin bag by the time it had already add wonderful flavor to this stew.Add sugar and milk cook for half a minute and then put off the flame. Add ½ tbsp of butter and sprinkle black pepper .
Your delicious lamb stew is ready. This stew is not only tasty but also healthy as this stew have papaya which contains ‘papain’, a digestive enzyme known for aiding digestion, it is also a rich source of fiber, papaya consumption helps in lowering high cholesterol levels. Serve hot this lamb stew with bread croutons or some garlic bread. I hope as this stew look divine it will also taste the same.



Joyce said...

looks lovely! nothing beats a good lamb stew

Jessie said...

simply delicious and hearty!

Anonymous said...

Lovely lamb stew, super delicious!

My Little Space said...

So creamy yummy good! I'll dive straight into it.