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Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra

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This lamb masala has an amazing savory flavor and the okra is the perfect low carb vegetable for this dish! Gluten free and keto recipe.
Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra - a tasty Indian curry recipe! Keto and gluten free.

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This Indian curry dish can really be made with any meat. “Masala Gosht” translates roughly to Meat Curry with Roasted Spices. It takes a little while to make but the deep intense savory flavor is worth it. I used lamb shoulder for this recipe – it's relatively cheap for lamb and has great flavor when cooked this way.

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How to Make Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra

Heat some oil in a large pan. Add garam masala and cook for a few minutes. It will start to smell absolutely fantastic!

While that's cooking, prep the lamb. Remove the bones and do some general trimming. Then chop up the rest.Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra - a tasty Indian curry recipe

Add chopped onion (I use ready-chopped straight from the freezer – shhhh don't tell anyone!) and the lamb to the pan. Cook for five minutes or so until the onion is softening and the lamb is browned all over.

Add tomato sauce, water, garlic paste, and ginger paste. Yes, the pastes are more time savers! Oh and I use an 8oz can of tomato sauce, then fill the can with water and add that to the pan. No need to dirty a measuring jug! Bring to the boil, then down to a simmer. Cover the pan and leave for 35-40 minutes over a low-medium heat. The sauce will thicken and reduce.

Chop up the okra. I think this is the first okra recipe on this site! My husband isn't a fan so I cooked this while he was away. 🙂Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra - a tasty Indian curry recipe

Add the okra and some Greek yogurt. Cook for five minute or until the okra is tender. Test for seasoning – it may need some added salt but that should be all. Transfer the curry to a serving dish and sprinkle over some chopped fresh cilantro. Serve with Cardamom Cauliflower Rice and/or low carb Naan Bread!

Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra - a tasty Indian curry recipe! Keto and gluten free.

 

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Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra

Low Carb Lamb Masala with Okra

Yield: 2 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

This lamb masala has an amazing savory flavor and the okra is the perfect low carb vegetable for this dish! Gluten free and keto recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs garam masala
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 lamb shoulders, bones removed, trimmed, and chopped
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 8 fl oz water
  • ½ cup chopped okra
  • 2 tbs plain Greek yogurt
  • salt, to taste
  • fresh chopped cilantro, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan then add the garam masala. Cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  2. Add the onion and lamb. Cook until the onion has softened and the meat has browned.
  3. Add the tomato sauce, water, garlic and ginger. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for 35-40 minutes until the sauce has thickened and reduced.
  4. Add the okra and yogurt. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the okra is tender. Check for seasoning, add salt if necessary.
  5. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.

Notes

7g net carbs per serving

Nutrition Information
Yield 2 Serving Size Half the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 127Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 1mgSodium 604mgCarbohydrates 11gNet Carbohydrates 7gFiber 4gSugar 6gProtein 4g
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Brewster

Saturday 2nd of March 2019

Hi, You don't wash or ad lemon to the okra?

Georgina

Saturday 2nd of March 2019

No - I didn't do either of these things!

Roxana Lopez

Monday 8th of October 2018

Can you give some indication of weight on those lamb shoulders? I don't see anything in my store called "lamb shoulder," but I can get various cuts of lamb meat. Thanks.

Georgina

Tuesday 9th of October 2018

From memory I'd estimate they were about 8-10 oz each. What cuts of lamb can you get?

mumbo

Wednesday 12th of October 2016

I have just bought the ingredients to make this - do you think it would work in the slow cooker if I browned the meat first?

Georgina

Wednesday 12th of October 2016

Absolutely! Let me know how it works out!

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