Collection of lamb and goat meat recipes.
Lamb and goat meat
Lamb and goat meat is the most common red meat varieties used in many cuisines. The main difference between lamb and goat meat is in the fat content. Goat meat is leaner whereas lamb meat has more fat content. Lamb meat comes from sheep and is not very common in India. Goat meat used in Indian cooking usually comes from a young goat.
Goat meat is commonly known as mutton in India. However, lamb and mutton are generically sheep meat but are different in certain ways. A sheep in its first year is a lamb and the meat of such sheep is lamb meat. Mutton is the meat of sheep that is older than two years. Lamb is also lean meat when compared to mutton. Mutton has a considerably high amount of fat when compared to lamb. Mutton has a stronger flavoured deep red coloured meat, whereas lamb has a mild flavour and is pink or pale red coloured.
My collection of lamb and goat meat recipes
Here is a collection of my recipes featuring lamb and goat as the main ingredient.
Lamb Rogan Josh: Rogan josh is a staple of Kashmiri cuisine and is one of the main dishes of the Kashmiri multi-course meal (wazwan).
Easy Goat Curry: This recipe is the ‘easy version’ of Bengali-style goat curry. If you are cooking goat meat for the first time or even cooking a curry for the first time - this is the recipe for you.
Kolhapuri Lamb Curry: Kolhapur is famous for its cuisine - red hot chillies and unique spices. The famous Kolhapuri non-vegetarian foods include Kolhapuri pandhara rassa and Kolhapuri tambda rassa. Tambda rassa means red gravy. What we know as Kolhapuri lamb/mutton is called Kolhapuri tambda rassa in Marathi.
Lamb and Spinach Curry: Lamb and spinach curry is traditionally known as saag gosht (saag means a leafy green vegetable, usually spinach, and gosht means the meat of goat or lamb). This dish is very popular all over India, especially in North India.
Keema Biryani: Keema is nothing but minced meat. Keema biryani or lamb mince biryani is a flavourful rice dish that is made with lamb mince and aromatic whole spices.
Lamb Seekh Kebab: These succulent melt-in-mouth kebabs are deliciously crunchy outside and moist and juicy inside. Lamb mince mixed with aromatic spices, skewered, and grilled to perfection is an absolute delight for meat lovers.
Lamb Kofta Curry: A rich, creamy lamb curry on a winter night is absolutely to die for. Similar to meatballs, succulent lamb mince is mixed with versatile Indian spices and deep-fried, and then the koftas are soaked up in a luscious, creamy gravy.
Lamb Curry: Soft, succulent lamb cooked in fresh spices is a winning curry for cold winter nights.
Lamb Curry Puffs: Crispy, crunchy, golden puff pastries filled with lamb mince curry is definitely a party pleaser. Easy to make, they can be made in large batches and frozen - perfect for last-minute dinner plans.
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