Instant Pot Lamb and Chickpea Stew

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recipe by Instant Pot Recipe Collection Cookbook

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Lamb and Chickpea Stew

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recipe updated Feb 4, 2020


  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    1 tbsp (8g)
  • Dried chickpeas icon
    Dried chickpeas
    1 cup (204g)
  • Flat-leaf parsley icon
    Flat-leaf parsley
    about ¼ cup (60g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Lamb stew meat icon
    Lamb stew meat
    2 cups
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1.5 tsp (3g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    1.5 tsp (9g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Canned diced tomatoes icon
    Canned diced tomatoes
    397g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Chicken broth icon
    Chicken broth
    1.5 cups (374g)
  • Dried apricots icon
    Dried apricots
    about ½ cup (65g)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    2 tbsp (27g)
  • Honey icon
    1 tbsp (21g)


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  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add vegetable oil to the inner pot
  2. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  3. Add lamb stew meat to the inner pot
  4. Cook until browned - approx 6 min
  5. Add onion and vegetable oil to the inner pot
  6. Cook until softened while stirring occasionally - approx 3 min
  7. Add ground cumin, ground cinnamon, ground turmeric, ground coriander, salt, fresh garlic and black pepper to the inner pot
  8. Cook while stirring occasionally - approx 1 min
  9. Add canned diced tomatoes and chicken broth to the inner pot
  10. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  11. Cook - approx 2 min
  12. Stir dried apricots and dried chickpeas into the inner pot well
  13. Cancel - Sauté
  14. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  15. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 20 min
  16. Natural release - 20 min
  17. Quick release
  18. Cancel - Keep warm
  19. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  20. Then stir dried apricots into the inner pot
  21. Cook until reduced while stirring frequently - approx 5 min
  22. Stir flat-leaf parsley, lemon juice and honey into the inner pot
  23. Serve
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