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By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • 2 lb leg of lamb cut into bite-sized pieces – a butcher will have to do this for you. Make sure all the fat is taken off the meat or use a 5-lb chicken, skinned and cut into pieces, not too small otherwise it will overcook and break up
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  • Cook the meat or chicken over a low heat in yoghourt mixed with ginger, garlic and fresh chillies in an ovenproof saucepan with a lid. When almost cooked, remove from heat.
  • Add the cinnamon sticks, cloves, peppercorns and cardamom pods to a mug of water.
  • Parboil the potatoes.
  • In another pan (yes, this is a problem with the dish – a pile to wash