Lamb & Peas Curry, Please!

November 2011
Lamb & Peas Curry, Please!

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For a super sammy, roll up the lambmixture in the naan or stuff it intopita pockets.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Ingredients
  • 8 pieces naan bread (2 to 3 oz. each), warmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 scallions, sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 2 tablespoons Indian curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • Salt and pepper
  • 7 ounces whole-milk plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 bag  (1 lb.) frozen petite peas, thawed
Directions
  1. Wrap the naan in foil and warm in a 250 degrees oven. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Add the scallion whites, curry paste and ginger and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  2. Crumble the lamb into the pan, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is just cooked through, about 3 minutes. Stir in the yogurt and peas and gently simmer until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Stir in half of the scallion greens. Top with the remaining scallion greens and serve with the warm naan.
Tip Got leftover curry paste?
  • Add it to sour cream for a dipping sauce, to mayo for an egg salad or to bottled vinaigrette for tossed greens.
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