Vindaloo is a popular, flavorful dish from India. This Lamb Vindaloo recipe is not just gluten-free, but Paleo-friendly, too.
- 4 dried chilies de árbol
- 6 cloves garlic , peeled
- 1- inch knob of ginger , peeled
- 2 teaspoons garam masala
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon tamarind concentrate
- 1 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
- ¼ cup red wine vinegar
- 2 pounds boneless lamb shoulder , cut into 1-inch cubes
- ¼ cup ghee
- 2 medium red onions , finely diced
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 cups water
- 10 curry leaves (optional)
- 1 pound yellow potatoes , peeled and cubed
- ⅓ cup fresh cilantro , roughly chopped
- Place the chilies in a small bowl or jar and cover with hot water. Soak for 20-30 minutes until re-hydrated.
- Remove any stems from the peppers and place them in a small blender or food processor. Add the garlic, ginger, garam masala, cumin, paprika, turmeric, tamarind concentrate, salt, and red wine vin-egar. Blend on high speed until a smooth paste is formed.
- Combine the paste with the lamb in a large mixing bowl and toss well. Cover the bowl and mari-nate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.
- Heat the ghee in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and sauté until tender and translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
- Add the lamb to the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, until it has browned, about 8-10 minutes.
- Stir in the tomato paste and cook until it starts to brown, about 2-3 minutes.
- Pour in the water, scraping the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon. Add the curry leaves and bring the water to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer for 1 hour.
- Add the potatoes to the pot and continue cooking for another 30 minutes, until the potatoes are ten-der.
- Season with sea salt, to taste, then ladle the vindaloo into bowls and garnish with fresh cilantro.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 345 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Vitamin A 396IU8%
Vitamin C 66mg80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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