Lamb with Spinach

Dilli ka saag gosht

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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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This dish could also be made with beef: use cubed chuck steak and cook it for about two hours or until it is tender. Dilli ka saag gosht may be served with rice or bread. I think Fried aubergine slices and a yogurt dish would complement the meat well.


  • 8 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¼ teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 6–7


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over a medium-high flame. When hot, put in the peppercorns, cloves, bay leaves and cardamom pods. Stir for a second. Now put in the onions, garlic and ginger. Stir and fry until the onions develop brown specks. Now add the meat, cumin, coriander, cayenne and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Stir and fry for a minute.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of the b