Malaysian Lamb Curry

Malaysian lamb curry is an intensely aromatic dish. Whereby, they made Malaysian lamb curry with different blend of spices cooked in coconut milk or cream. This curry dish is a typical and distinctive Malaysian culinary. Besides, the Indian migrants to Malaysia created the curry dish. But has also become a main dish for the Malays and Chinese population in Malaysia. Likewise, there are many variations of curry dishes. Moreover, they use popular ingredients that include chicken, prawns, beef, and goat or lamb. As well as calamari, fish, mixed seafood, aubergine or eggplants, tofu, mixed vegetables and eggs.

For my gluten free Malaysian lamb curry, my main ingredients is lamb leg and potato. Besides, I cooked this Malaysian Lamb curry with a blend of spices in coconut milk. Moreover, my blend of spices include Malaysian curry powder, ground coriander seeds, ground cumin seeds and ground coriander seeds. Plus ground paprika, cloves, cinnamon stick, star anise and curry leaves. This Malaysian lamb curry is not only naturally gluten free. But also low carb, soy free, dairy free, corn free and egg free.

Check out my other Malaysian curry recipes: Malaysian Chicken Curry (Kari Ayam) and Beef Rendang.

Malaysian Lamb Curry Gluten Free
Malaysian Lamb Curry Gluten Free

Brief Curry Facts

They translated the Indian Tamil word “Kari” denoting “sauce” was into curry in English language. Usually, they add meat and vegetables cooked with spices in a coconut based sauce. Curry can be either be dry or wet. While they use common spices like ground turmeric, cumin, coriander seeds, cardamom seeds and cloves. Plus cinnamon quill, nutmeg seeds and fenugreek seeds. Plus fennel seeds, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, onion, shrimp paste (belacan) and dry or fresh chillies. Nonetheless, they call this all familiar spice blend curry powder. And Malaysian curry powder is not only famous but also very much sort after globally for making curry dishes.

Malaysian Lamb Curry Gluten Free

Nutritional Values of Lamb

Lamb is a healthy Mediterranean staple that is not only naturally gluten free. It is also a delicious and nutrient rich food. Lamb is a source of high quality protein, minerals and vitamins. Besides, lamb is abundant in vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B12, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, iron and calcium. Similarly, it is a good source of copper, manganese and vitamin B2 (riboflavin). Most of the fats found in lamb is monounsaturated fats, well known in a healthy “Mediterranean diet”. Additionally. Lamb is one of the greatest source of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and a substantial source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Malaysian Lamb Curry Gluten Free

Health Benefits of Lamb

All in all, the health benefits of lamb may include:

  • Decrease risk of cardiovascular disease;
  • Boost immune function;
  • Promote healthy bones and teeth;
  • Maintain healthy skin;
  • Assist in weight loss;
  • Build lean body muscles;
  • Lower risk of inflammation;
  • Aid in weight loss;
  • Reduce risk of cancer; and
  • Prevent anaemia.
Malaysian Lamb Curry Gluten Free
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Malaysian Lamb Curry

Malaysian lamb curry is a dish made with intense aromatic blend of spices and cooked in coconut milk or cream that is distinctively delicious.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main
Cuisine Malaysian
Diet Gluten Free
Keyword Corn Free, Curry, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Lamb, Low Carb, Red Meat, Soy Free
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 733.9kcal
Author Daphne Goh

Ingredients

For the Spice Paste:

For the Garnish:

  • 3 sprigs coriander including stems. Roughly cut into 1 to 2 cm (0.4 to 0.8 inch) lengthwise

Instructions

  • Add the ingredients for the spice paste into a food processor and blend until you get a smooth paste.
  • Heat up a non-stick wok with 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, add the spice paste, red tomato, tamarind puree or paste, curry leaves, cloves, star anise and cinnamon stick. Stir-fry for 5 minutes or until aromatic on medium heat.
  • Add the lamb, stir-fry for 5 minutes on medium to high heat. Then add the coconut milk and stevia or raw brown sugar to the curry and stir and mix well. Bring to a boil, then cover with lid and turn the heat to low and simmer lightly for 1 hour or until lamb is soft.
  • Add in the potatoes, stir and mix well. Bring to a boil again, cover with lid and turn the heat to low and simmer for another 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • Add salt to taste and stir and mix well. Then turn off the heat.
  • Garnish with some coriander leaves and serve with steamed basmati rice or turmeric basmati rice.

Equipment

Food Processor
Nonstick Wok 12 Inch with Lid

Notes

Allergens: Nuts.
Nutrition Facts
Malaysian Lamb Curry
Serving Size
 
1 people
Amount per Serving
Calories
733.9
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
55.45
g
85
%
Saturated Fat
 
25.66
g
160
%
Trans Fat
 
0.001
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4.03
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
21.5
g
Cholesterol
 
109.5
mg
37
%
Sodium
 
109.98
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
1176.64
mg
34
%
Carbohydrates
 
32.7
g
11
%
Fiber
 
4.97
g
21
%
Sugar
 
3.59
g
4
%
Protein
 
29.61
g
59
%
Vitamin A
 
694.68
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
71.07
mg
86
%
Calcium
 
89.41
mg
9
%
Iron
 
5.97
mg
33
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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