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Lamb, Chickpea, Coconut & Tomato Stew

Deeply Delicious & Hearty Stew

6 - 8

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

2 hrs

Cook Time

Community Days at Homeland

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Community Days at Homeland

This hearty Lamb, Chickpea, Coconut & Tomato Stew is a flavourful nutritional explosion! Tender lamb, creamy coconut, and earthy chickpeas come together in a rich tomato-based sauce. Perfect to warm the bones on a frigid night.

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High Iron

High Fibre

Dairy Free

High Protein

Ingredients

Stew

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1 boned Quality Mark lamb shoulder

cut into muscles, then 2-3cm chunks

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2 Tbsp vegetable oil

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2 onions

peeled and sliced

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8 garlic cloves

peeled and sliced

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2 pieces, 3-4cm each fresh ginger

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1-2 red chillies

sliced

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6 star-anise

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2 tsp turmeric

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2 tsp fennel seeds

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2 tsp coriander seeds

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800g (2 cans) chickpeas

cooked

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1 litre chopped tomatoes

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1 cup tomato passata

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800ml (2 cans) coconut milk

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1/2 cup soy sauce

To Serve

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kūmara

mashed

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seasonal vegetables

steamed

Method

For The Stew

1

Caramelise the lamb in the oil and remove to a platter – keep the cooking juices in the saucepan.

2

Caramelise the onions, garlic, ginger and chillies in the oil and juices.

3

Return the lamb, add the star anise, turmeric, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, chickpeas, both tomatoes, coconut milk and soy sauce and bring to the boil.

4

Add enough hot water to cover the lamb by 2cm and bring to a boil. Lay a paper cartouche on top and simmer 2 hours.

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5

A cartouche is a paper lid that forms a semipermeable barrier to allow some evaporation, but not too much.

6

Taste for seasoning, adding salt or soy to adjust.

7

Serve with kumara mash and steamed seasonal vegetables.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (520g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1991 kJ (476 kcal)

Protein

29.3g

Total Fat

26.5g

Saturated Fat

14.1g

Carbs

23.7g

Sugars

10.1g

Sodium

1529mg

Iron*

5.2mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)