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Title: Badami Gosht
Post by: extrahotchillie on November 22, 2005, 10:37 PM
Badami Gosht     

1\4     cup oil
2      - cinnamon sticks
6      - cloves
1     teaspoon cardamom seeds
1     large onions, finely chopped
1 1\2     teaspoon garlic paste
1 1\2     teaspoon ginger paste
1     kilogram lean lamb, cubed
1 1\4     cup plain yogurt
1     teaspoon saffron, soaked in two tbsp water
1     teaspoon chilli powder
1\2     cup ground almonds
1 1\2     teaspoon salt
1 1\2     cup coconut milk
4      - dried red chillies

How to Cook:
1. Heat oil in a heavy saucepan. Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and fry for 1 minute. Add onion, saut? until soft, stirring occasionally.
2. Add garlic and ginger and fry for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add lamb cubes and fry until brown, about 5 minutes.
3. Whisk yogurt, saffron mixture, salt and chilli powder together and add to lamb cubes. Cook for 5 minutes.
4. Grind almonds with enough water to form a thick paste. Add paste and whole chillies to lamb cubes, stir well to mix paste with gravy. Simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.
5. Add coconut milk, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until lamb is cooked through and tender. Uncover the pan for the last 10 minutes of cooking.
6. Transfer to a warmed dish and serve at once.

Title: Re: Badami Gosht
Post by: bennymac on December 04, 2007, 09:25 AM
Hey mate, tried this one last night.  Great recipe, it's a keeper for sure.  I also added some nigella seeds as well for a little something extra.

Thanks for the recipe
Title: Re: Badami Gosht
Post by: extrahotchillie on December 05, 2007, 08:23 AM
Cheers mate