Lamb & Lentil Stew (Khoresht-e-Gheymeh)

Khoresht-e-Geyme is a very traditional Iranian dish. There’s not an Iranian house that hasn’t at one point made this dish. It’s also made during particular religious ceremonies. Ingredients 240g diced shoulder of lamb (chopped I to small cubes) 1 Onion (finely chopped) 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 tsp…

Pan Seared Shoulder of Lamb

This is a quick and easy win. I had so much going on yesterday that not even pasta would have been this quick! Saved me do much time, pleased the grumbling tummies and tasted delicious. Ingredients 4 large pieces of lamb steak Sea salt for sprinkling Ground black pepper for sprinkling 5 tblsp olive oil…

Sour Cherry & Lamb Stew (Khoresht-e-Albaloo ba Goosht)

This dish is a favourite of mine, but I haven’t had the chance to make it in a while. I happened to have the cherries for the jam I was planning to make, but seeing that I had the lamb as well I didn’t want to miss the opportunity of making this lovely sweet and…

Minced Lamb & Potato cake (Kookoo Seebzamny ba goosht charkh karde)

Ingredients 1 onion 1/2 cup Oil (vegtable oil) 2 cloves garlic 8 medium sized potatoes – pealed, washed and chopped) 250kg of minced lamb 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1/4 tsp ground saffron 1 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground coriander (optional) 1/4 tsp ground cumin (optional) Method Finely chop the…

Lamb & Celery Stew (Khoresht-e-Karafs)

Ingredients 2 medium sized onions 250g Diced shoulder of lamb 350g Celery sticks 5 tblsp oil (vegetable oil) 1 tsp tumeric powder 1tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 a bunch of mint leaves (washed) 1/2 bunch of parsley leaves (washed) 2 tblsp lemon or 1 whole dry lime Method Chop 1 whole onion….