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Failsafe Indian-Style Lamb With Leeks and Potatoes

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“The owner of a popular curry house in Sydney says the secret of a good curry is plenty of onions, salt and oil. We can do that (well ... try leeks instead of onions!).”
2hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put lamb in a bowl. Add garlic, mix well, cover and set aside for 2-3 hours.
  2. Heat the oil in a wide, heavy-based pan over a medium-high flame until smoking hot. Scatter in the sugar and immediately add the leeks.
  3. Stir and fry the leeks until they are a rich brownish color.
  4. Add the meat. Stir and fry the meat for about 10 minutes or until it browns lightly.
  5. Now put in the potatoes. Stir and fry them for about 5 minutes.
  6. Add the salt and 300 ml water. Bring to the boil, cover, lower the heat and simmer for about 1 hour or until lamb is tender.
  7. Stir gently once or twice during cooking.
  8. Serve with steamed rice, plain and green beans.

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