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Recipe: Kerala style lamb stir-fry

This simple lamb stir-fry is a Kerala specialty. It makes a nice light meal when paired with puri (Indian fry-breads) or rava dosa(Indian crepes), or serve it with dhal, spinach chutney, and rice for a full meal.

PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE, FOOD STYLING BY ALI NARDI

INGREDIENTS

PREPARATION

  1. In a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, fry onion in oil until edges are nicely browned. Add garlic, ginger, and green chile and stir for 1 minute.
  2. Mix ground spices with water to form a paste; add to onion mixture. Stir briefly until spices release their fragrance.
  3. Add lamb and salt and fry over medium heat, stirring frequently util lamb is cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes. Taste for salt.
  4. Stir in lemon juice and remove from heat.

From Curried Favors: Family Recipes from South India © by Maya Kaimal. Reprinted with permission by Abbeville Press.


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