Serves 4 as Main Dish.
A Parsi favorite adapted from Bapsi Nariman
- 1 lb lamb or goat cut into 1" cubes
- 250 g dried apricots soaked in water for few hours (or overnight)
- 2 large yellow onions
- 1 inch ginger
- 6 cloves garlic
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 6 red dried chilies
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 large potatoes peeled and quartered
Grind ginger, garlic, cumin, chilies and turmeric into paste and add to the onions, saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add meat, salt and sautee until dry. Add 4 cups water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Cover pan and simmer 30 min until water is reduced by half.
In another pan, boil quartered potatoes in salted water for 2-3 minutes. Remove, dry well and fry then until golden.
Drain apricots and add along with fried potatoes to the half cooked meat. Simmer for approx another 30 minutes until meat is tender.
( RG2164 )