One pot Lamb Karahi

One pot Lamb Karahi

On days you have so much to do and need to spend as little time as possible by the stove. This is for you. A hearty, delicious lamb karahi that’s super easy to make and doesn’t compromise on flavour at all!

Recipe By: Fatimah Vadia
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  • PREP TIME: 10
  • COOK TIME: 120
  • TOTAL TIME: 130
  • SERVINGS: 5 - 7
  • CALORIES: 416


  • ½ cup oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 bay leaves, 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 medium onions sliced
  • 100g Magic Masala
  • 6 large tomatoes on the vine chopped / blended (or 1 tin plum tomatoes)
  • 1kg lamb (preferably on the bone) leg works well with this
  • Fresh coriander


  1. In a large pot add all your ingredients apart from the coriander and stir on a high heat until heated through then turn the heat down low and simmer for 1hr 45 / 2hrs or until cooked and meat is tender.
  2. Keep checking periodically, if it’s sticking, add a little water and turn heat down.
  3. Finish with freshly chopped coriander

Chef's Tips

Serve with rice, chapatti or naan