Lamb chop & potato curry
1kg trimmed lamb chops
1tsp chilli powder
1tsp cayenne pepper
2tsp turmeric powder
3tsp cumin powder.
2tsp coriander powder.
2tsp garam massala.
1 bay leaf
1 star anise
4 cardamom pods lightly crushed.
1 Cinnamon stick.
1 Kashmiri chilli
1 chopped green chilli
1tbsp garlic ginger paste
2 large potatoes cut into small cubes.
3 large tomatoes chopped.
Heat some oil in a pan and add the whole spices.
Slice the onions and brown on a medium heat in oil, along with the garlic & ginger.
When the onions are browned add the powdered spices with a splash of water.
Add the tomatoes.
Continue to cook out the spices until the oil separates from the mixture.
Add the meat. Stir and brown on a high heat. Keep stirring.
Add the chopped chilli.
After 10 mins. Add the potatoes and turn the heat to medium. Cook for a further 10 mins until the meat releases its own moisture.
Add enough water to only just cover everything.
Bring to a boil then simmer for 2 hours. Stir occasionally.
Add salt to taste.
Sprinkle with fresh coriander and serve with rice or bread.