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Korma Afghanistan Meat Sauce

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“This spicy dish is very flavorful but if you don't like it too spicy cut down on the chili.”
2hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs lean stewing beef or 1 12 lbs lamb, cut in 3/4 " cubes
  • 14 cup vegetable oil (Olive is good)
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 12 cups water
  • salt & pepper
  • 12 teaspoon hot chili pepper flakes
  • 14 cup yellow split peas, washed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 34 teaspoon coriander powder or 2 -3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves


  1. Heat oil in a heavy pan, saute the onion until transparent.
  2. Add garlic and meat cubes, stir frequently and continue cooking until the meat browns.
  3. Add water, salt, pepper,chili flakes,split peas& cumin.
  4. Cover and simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is very tender and the peas are soft.
  5. Add coriander and continue cooking for 10 miutes.
  6. Serve over a mound of steamed rice.

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