Lamb Saag Recipe

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Lamb Saag
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  1. Remove seeds and white membrane from the chilli and chop finely.
  2. Set aside with garlic and ginger.
  3. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in frying pan and brown the lamb in batches, drain on paper towel.
  4. In a dry frying pan combine fenugreek, cumin, mustard, cinnamon and cardamon.
  5. Cook for 1 minute or until seeds start to pop.
  6. Set aside. Heat remaining oil and cook onion until softened, 3-4 minutes, then add roasted spices.
  7. Add garlic, ginger, chilie, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, coriander and bay leaves to onion.
  8. Cook for 1 minute, then add lamb and stock.
  9. Bring to boil then reduce heat to low and cook, covered for 1 1/4 hours.
  10. Stirring occasionally.
  11. Add spinach and salt, cook for 5 more minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  12. Stir in coriander and yoghurt, discard cinnamon stick and bay leaves and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 830.02 Kcal (3475 kJ)
Calories from fat 553.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 61.49g 95%
Cholesterol 167.63mg 56%
Sodium 730.87mg 30%
Potassium 1176.8mg 25%
Total Carbs 18.31g 6%
Sugars 5.19g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2.32g 9%
Protein 47.99g 96%
Vitamin C 37mg 62%
Iron 7.4mg 41%
Calcium 110.8mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 155.02 Kcal (649 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.48g 95%
Cholesterol 31.31mg 56%
Sodium 136.5mg 30%
Potassium 219.79mg 25%
Total Carbs 3.42g 6%
Sugars 0.97g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.43g 9%
Protein 8.96g 96%
Vitamin C 6.9mg 62%
Iron 1.4mg 41%
Calcium 20.7mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.3
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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