Lamb Dopiaza 

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Lamb Dopiaza 

  • Author: OSFadmin


Lamb dopiaza is a comforting lamb dish. The lamb is cooked in a spicy curry that, results in tender and delightfully tasty meat. This Dopiaza consists is mildly sweet fresh, aromatic, tender and juicy.



30ml (1 tbsp) ghee

2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced

800g (2lbs) lamb shoulder, cubed

30ml (2 tbsp) ground turmeric

500ml (2 cups) curry base sauce

250ml (1 cup) onion paste

15ml (1 tbsp) ground cumin

15ml (1 tbsp) ground coriander

5ml (1 tsp) ground fenugreek

5ml (1 tbsp) garam masala

15ml (1 tbsp) chilli powder

Coriander, for garnishing


Heat the ghee in a large ovenproof casserole.

Gently fry the onions until softened.

Cover the lamb with turmeric and brown on all sides in the casserole with the onions.

Pour in the curry base sauce, stir and cover with a lid.

Simmer on low heat until the meat is cooked and tender. In this case, it took about 90 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients with the lamb and let it simmer for 15 minutes in order for the spices to be incorporated into the curry.



You can serve the lamb dopiaza with traditional Indian side dishes.

Consider serving it with a naan, roti and much more


  • Serving Size: 6
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