Lamb and Yogurt Curry

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recipe by Tenina Holder

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 5mins
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A set-it-and-forget-it lamb curry that couldn’t be easier to make in your Thermomix. The spices are gently sautéed first to intensify their flavor, but then it’s just a matter of waiting. Packed full of flavor and tastier than ordered from your local restaurant!

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recipe updated May 14, 2020


  • Ginger icon
    1 wedge
  • Lamb shoulder icon
    Lamb shoulder
    4 cups
  • Butter icon
    60g (about 4¼ tbsp)
  • Onion icon
    2 (280g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    1 (20g)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Garam masala icon
    Garam masala
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Paprika icon
    2 tsp (4g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Lamb stock icon
    Lamb stock
    100ml (½ cup)
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    100ml (½ cup)
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add butter, onion, garlic clove, ginger, fresh chili, ground cumin, ground coriander, garam masala and paprika to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 5
  4. Sauté - approx 8 min, varoma, speed 2
  5. Then add lamb shoulder, balsamic vinegar and lamb stock to the TM5 bowl
  6. Cook - approx 45 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  7. Then add greek yogurt and single cream to the TM5 bowl
  8. Cook - approx 3 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  9. Season to taste
  10. Serve
  11. Garnish with cilantro
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