Aromatic Iranian Lamb & Potato One Pot

aromatic Iranian lamb & potato one pot
Prep in Prep in:
20 mins
Cook in Cook in:
1 hr 45 mins
Serves Serves:
4
Per Serving %RI
KCAL 485 24%
Fat 23.1g 33%
Sat Fat 7.9g 39%
11.6g 12%
Salt 0.4g 6%

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan. 

Put the lamb on a plate and dry excess moisture with kitchen towel. Season with salt, pepper and the cumin seeds.

Layer the bottom of a small, heavy casserole dish (approx. 18cm) with potatoes (lying them flat), reserving the rest for the lid. Put this casserole dish to one side.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Add the meat until brown, in batches if necessary, then lift out and place into the casserole dish, along with the raw carrots. Tuck everything in so that the carrots are evenly mixed through. 

Lower the heat and add the onion to the pan, cooking until soft (about 10 mins). Add the flour and stir until it absorbs excess liquid, then pour in the stock and pomegranate molasses, seasoning, and bring to the boil, stirring constantly. Pour this into the casserole dish. Layer the remaining potatoes on top, in an overlapping pattern, then top with the casserole lid and place the dish in the oven for an hour and a half.

After this time check that the potatoes are very soft. If they are, remove the lid and brush a little oil over the potatoes and turn the heat up to your oven’s hottest setting to brown the potatoes for 15 minutes (alternatively finish using the grill).

Serve with yoghurt, chopped parsley and pomegranate seeds.

 

 

Ingredients

500g Rooster potatoes, peeled and sliced into 0.5-1cm discs

500g diced lamb (shoulder, neck or leg)

4tsp cumin seeds, lightly crushed in a pestle and mortar

2tbsp olive oil

1 onion, sliced

2 carrots, cut into chunks

1tbsp plain flour 300ml lamb or chicken stock

tbsp pomegranate molasses (optional)

To serve, 

yoghurt

parsley, chopped

pomegranate seeds

500g Rooster potatoes, peeled and sliced into 0.5-1cm discs 500g diced lamb (shoulder, neck or leg) 4tsp cumin seeds, lightly crushed in a pestle and mortar 2tbsp olive oil 1 onion, sliced 2 carrots, cut into chunks 1tbsp plain flour 300ml lamb or chicken stock tbsp pomegranate molasses (optional) To serve,  yoghurt parsley, chopped pomegranate seeds

You may also like

Bombay Potato Hash Recipe

Bombay Potato Hash Recipe

Packed full of flavour and textures, this is great Indian dish to experiment with spice combinations - don't be afraid to turn up the heat a little!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Grilled Salmon and Potato Rainbow Salad

Grilled Salmon and Potato Rainbow Salad

Grilled Salmon and Potato Rainbow Salad

At just over 600kcal, ‘Bowl in One’ is a delicious combination of salmon spiced with turmeric, fresh potatoes for a fibre and potassium boost, and a generous helping of a mix of vegetables to provide three and a half portions of the recommended ‘5 A DAY’. Incorporating ingredients from all food groups, the dish provides nutrients important for eye, heart and digestive health.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
One pan Ham Hock & Kale Hash

One pan Ham Hock & Kale Hash

One pan Ham Hock & Kale Hash

This recipe is the perfect way to use up any leftover potatoes and warm you up on a cold winter evening. Simple ingredients used to create a hearty flavoursome meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
moroccan spiced baked potato crisps

moroccan-spiced baked potato crisps

Moroccan-spiced Baked Potato Crisps with Rose Harissa Dip Recipe

These deliciously moreish crisps will have your guests coming back for more this party season! Perfect for when you'd like to serve something a little out of the ordinary.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins