Lamb Pasanda

Lamb Pasanda preparation time
Prep: 5 minutes
Lamb Pasanda cook time
Cook: 15 minutes
Lamb Pasanda preparation time Serves: 4
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  • Heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until soft and golden.
  • Stir in the garlic, ginger and spices and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Trim the lamb leg steaks and slice into 3-4cm pieces
  • Increase the heat, add the lamb to the pan and quickly cook, stirring to coat in the spices.
  • Stir in 60ml of water, yoghurt and ground almonds.
  • Partially cover the pan with a lid and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 - 10 minutes or until the lamb is cooked through and the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Microwave the rice as per packet instructions and spoon it into serving bowls. Top with lamb pasanda, sprinkle with toasted almonds and chopped coriander to serve.


  • 4 Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured lamb leg steaks
  • 1 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Large garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp Grated ginger
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 1 tbsp Medium curry powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tbsp Chilli powder
  • 250 g Coconut yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp Ground almonds

To serve:

  • 2 x 250 g Pouches of basmati rice
  • 30 g Toasted almonds
  • Handful of chopped coriander leaves