Slow Cooker Lamb Curry for Stovetop or Instant Pot

DifficultyBeginnerYields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 10 mins
 3 lbs lamb stew meat
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 medium onions, minced
 4 cloves garlic, minced
 2 tbsp curry powder
 1 tbsp ground coriander
 1 tbsp ground cumin
 1 tsp kosher salt
 1 cup crushed tomatoes
 1 cup bone broth of chicken stock
 ½ cup Greek yogurt
 kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
 juice of 1 lemon
For Serving
 basmati rice
 yogurt
 fresh cilantro, chopped
 tomatoes & cucumbers, sliced
1

Heat olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium high. Once hot, add the lamb and brown on all sides, working in batches if necessary to avoid crowding the pan. Place in slow cooker.

2

Add onions, garlic and curry powder to the skillet and cook until onions have softened, 3-4 minutes. Place in slow cooker.

3

Add remaining ingredients (except yogurto slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir in yogurt and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with basmati rice, yogurt and cilantro, if desired.

Ingredients

 3 lbs lamb stew meat
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 medium onions, minced
 4 cloves garlic, minced
 2 tbsp curry powder
 1 tbsp ground coriander
 1 tbsp ground cumin
 1 tsp kosher salt
 1 cup crushed tomatoes
 1 cup bone broth of chicken stock
 ½ cup Greek yogurt
 kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
 juice of 1 lemon
For Serving
 basmati rice
 yogurt
 fresh cilantro, chopped
 tomatoes & cucumbers, sliced

Directions

1

Heat olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium high. Once hot, add the lamb and brown on all sides, working in batches if necessary to avoid crowding the pan. Place in slow cooker.

2

Add onions, garlic and curry powder to the skillet and cook until onions have softened, 3-4 minutes. Place in slow cooker.

3

Add remaining ingredients (except yogurto slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir in yogurt and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with basmati rice, yogurt and cilantro, if desired.

Slow Cooker Lamb Curry for Stovetop or Instant Pot

Recipe and photography courtesy of the American Lamb Board and Platings and Pairings.