Lamb Stew with a Triple-Nut Paste

Awadhi Gosht

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660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Nuts are a sign of opulence, a luxury not within everyday reach of the average home in India. The wealthy nawabs of Lucknow knew how to live in style, and every excuse to entertain warranted the inclusion of rich foods (in both flavor and cost), tender cuts of meat, and sweet fermented beverages extracted from golden raisins. Three varieties of nuts puree their way into this curry of slow-cooked lamb (where they also act as a thickener). With the first mouthful, you will experience the subt