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By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • 3 lb leg of lamb, fat taken off and cut into small chunks
  • 6 each whole cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, cardamom, cloves and


  • Heat the oil and add the chillies and whole masala. Let sizzle for two minutes, then add onions and fry until light brown.
  • Add ginger, garlic, ground coriander and cumin, and fry for another three minutes.
  • Add meat, cream, chilli and paprika powders and half a cup of water.
  • Lower heat so the lamb can simmer.
  • Cook for an hour an