How to make Jamaican Style Lamb Stew - Sk Khazana -

A full bodied lamb shanks curry – cooked just the way the Jamaicans like

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lamb shanks (मटन टाँग की नली), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Other Cuisines

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Jamaican Style Lamb Stew - Sk Khazana

Jamaican Style Lamb Stew - Sk Khazana Recipe Card


Lamb or mutton is something that features in all meat eating cuisines of the world and fits perfectly into each one of them. The high fat content of this red meat does give it some bad press but the fact that when cooked correctly lamb can be the most divine meat ever does make up for it.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jamaican Style Lamb Stew - Sk Khazana Recipe

  • Lamb shanks cut into 2 inch pieces on the bone 7-8

  • Potatoes medium, cut into 1 inch cubes 2

  • Salt to taste

  • All spice 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Curry powder 2 teaspoons

  • Ginger powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onions large, sliced 2

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Tomato puree 3/4 cup

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Cinnamon stick 2 inch

  • Thyme sprigs 2-3

  • Carrots medium,cut into 1 inch cubes 2

  • Herbed rice to serve

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Take lamb shanks in a large bowl, add salt, all spice, cumin powder, coriander powder, curry powder, ginger powder, and red chilli powder and mix well so that all the shanks are well coated with the masalas. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat the oven at 180˚C.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep oven proof pan, add the lamb shanks and sauté on high heat till they are well browned on all sides. Drain and keep them on a plate.

Step 4

Add onions to the oil remaining in the pan and sauté till lightly browned. Add garlic, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add ginger, mix and sauté till raw smells disappear.

Step 5

Add tomato puree, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add the lamb shanks back in the pan and mix well.

Step 6

Add chicken stock and mix well. Adjust salt, mix and add broken cinnamon stick.

Step 7

Add thyme, mix and let the mixture come to a boil. Cover, keep the pan in the preheated oven and cook for 40 minutes.

Step 8

Add potatoes and carrots and mix well. Place it uncovered back in the oven and cook for 25-30 minutes.

Step 9

Transfer into a serving plate, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot with herbed rice.

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