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Foodie Thursday with Nigel Barden

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 15 November 2012

Simon and the team bring you another foody Thursday, with resident chef Nigel Barden, who'll be cooking up another culinary treat...

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  • NIGEL'S RECIPE LAMB MASALA

    Insomnia-No-More, Lamb Masala
    by Gurpareet Bains from Indian Superspices


    Serves 4

    Prep time 15 mins
    Cooking time 2hrs approx

    Ingredients
    Olive oil
    20 green cardamom pods, lightly crushed
    1 tbsp nigella seeds
    6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    4 tbsp grated (peeled) fresh root ginger
    1 tsp turmeric
    1½ tsp chilli powder
    1 tbsp ground nutmeg
    salt to taste
    4 medium onions, finely diced
    2 tbsp tomato purée (tomato paste)
    500g (1lb 2oz) lean lamb (preferably leg), diced
    2 tsp garam masala
    25g (1oz) bunch of freshly chopped coriander (cilantro)


    Method

    1. Pour some olive oil into a deep saucepan, add the cardamom pods & nigella seeds into the olive oil, cook over a medium heat until the cardamom pods become aromatic. This should take no more than 2-3 mins.
    2. Remove the pan from the heat & allow the oil to cool.
    3. Once the oil & spice mixture has cooled, add the garlic & ginger to the pan & cook over a low-medium heat until the garlic is a golden brown colour, stirring frequently. This should take no more than 2-3 mins.
    4. Add the turmeric, chilli, nutmeg & salt, mix well & cook for about 20 secs.
    5. Add the onions, tomato purée & lamb to the pan, mix well & cook until the lamb is sealed all over, stirring all the time. This should take no more than 10 mins.
    6. Add enough boiling water to cover the lamb & bring back to the boil.
    7. Reduce to a low simmer & cook, uncovered, for 1½ hrs, or for longer if the lamb is not tender, stirring from time to time. If you need to add water, use 50ml (1¾ fl oz) at a time, as required. The desired consistency is that of a thick masala.
    8. Season with garam masala & chopped coriander (cilantro).
    9. Serve with your choice of sides.

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