Quick Curried Lamb or Beef Stew with Chick Peas

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces, ground lamb or beef
  • 1 Tablespoon hot Madras curry
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon each:  ground coriander, salt, and pepper
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 sweet green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 can chick peas, rinsed and drained (19 ounce)
  • 1 can tomatoes, chopped (19 ounce) not drained
  • 1/4 cup raisins

In large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions and garlic, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened.  Add lamb; cook, breaking up with spoon, for 5 minutes or until no longer pink.

Drain off fat.  Stir in curry powder, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper; fry for a minute.  Add honey and ginger, carrot, green pepper, chick peas, tomatoes and juices and raisins; bring to boil.

Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender and sauce is thickened slightly.

Makes 4 servings.

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1 Comment

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One response to “Quick Curried Lamb or Beef Stew with Chick Peas

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