Lamb and Bamboo Shoot Curry Recipe

Lamb and Bamboo Shoot Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg lamb, sliced thinly and fat removed

5 tablespoons oil

1 stalk lemon grass, bruised (white part only)

3 kaffir lime leaves

1 liter water

3-4 tablespoons tamarind juice

150 g bamboo shoots, boiled and sliced finely

4 green chilies, halved

Salt to taste


Spices (ground)

10 red chilies

5 candlenuts, roasted or fried

2 teaspoons powdered cilantro

1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped

1 teaspoon turmeric, chopped

2 teaspoons galangal, chopped

7 shallots

3 cloves garlic


Method :

Fry the lamb gently until golden brown before setting aside. Heat up a wok with oil and saute the ground spices, lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves until fragrant. Add the meat, water and tamarind juice. Bring to the boil. Add bamboo shoots and green chilies. Cook until the lamb is tender and the sauce has reduced. Season with salt according to taste. If you prefer a slightly sweetened taste, you may add 1 teaspoon of sugar.


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