Lamb cutlets korma curry
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Lamb cutlets korma curry

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Present this classic curry with a twist using the much revered lamb rack, cooked to perfection under a quilt of curry and yoghurt and served embedded ina mild lentil-thickened sauce
<b>Prep:</b> 20 mins Prep: 20 mins
<b>Cook:</b> 30 mins Cook: 30 mins
Serves 4-5 Serves 4-5
Excellent source of iron Excellent source of iron
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Ingredients

Lamb

  • 2 racks of Quality Mark lamb, frenched
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat unsweetened plain yoghurt
  • 1-2 tablespoons karma curry paste
  • ½ teaspoons minced ginger
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Lentil sauce

  • 1 onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 4-5 whole cardamom pods, crushed
  • ½ cup korma curry paste
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • ½ cup plain yoghurt or cream (optional) 

Fried onions

  • 2 red onions, peeled and finely sliced
  • ¼ cup oil

Method

Preheat the oven to 190°C. Line a baking tray with foil or baking paper.

Mix the yoghurt, curry paste and ginger together and spread thickly over the fat layer on the lamb. Place on the prepared tray and allow to stand for 10 minutes before cooking.

To make the sauce, cook the onion and cardamom pods in a good dash of oil in a saucepan over a moderate heat until the onion has softened; about 10 minutes. Stir in the curry paste and cinnamon stick, if using, and cook for a further 2 minutes or until very fragrant.

Add the water and lentils and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes until the lentils are tender (soften the flavour of the sauce with yoghurt or cream if wished)

While the lentils are cooking, place the lamb racks in the preheated oven to roast for 25 minutes.

Remove the lamb from the oven and set aside to rest for 5-7 minutes. Spoon the sauce into wide serving bowls. Carve the racks into thick cutlets each with two bones and sit them in curry sauce. Sprinkle with fried onion and chopped fresh coriander, and serve with your favourite Indian chutneys and breads.
 

Fried onions

Heat oil in a frying-pan and cook onion until crispy and slightly caramelised. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to soak up the excess oil. Serve when cool and crispy. 

This recipe is courtesy of Allyson Gofton's cookbook, Good Food Made Simple, photography by Alan Gillard
 
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Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving size: 336g
Energy kJ (kcal) 1411 (337)
Protein (g) 22.2
Fat (g) 21.6
Saturated (g)
6.9
Carbohydrate (g) 11.8
Sugars (g)
5.9
Sodium (mg) 511
Iron (mg) 3.9
Zinc (mg) 2.8
Vitamin B12 (ug) 0.9
Vitamin D (ug) N/A
Selenium (ug) 9.4

Please note: nutrient analysis based on five serves. 

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