Recipe: Lamb Curry

Slow Cooker Meal – Makes 3 meals for a family of 4


Lamb Curry

Slow Cooker Meal - Makes 3 meals for a family of 4


  • Slow Cooker


  • 1.5 kgs Lamb stew
  • 2 medium onions
  • 750 g frozen mixed vegetables I use carrots/corn/peas mix
  • 4 large potatoes cubed
  • 1 can Tomato and onion relish
  • 2 tbsp Dried Corriander
  • 2 tbsp Dried Cumin
  • 2 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Curry powder you can add as little, or as much as you desire
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 cups water

To thicken

  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • ½ cup water


  • Brown the meat and remove from heat
  • Brown the onions and then add all the spices (NOT THE SALT) and allow to brown, do not burn the spices as they will be bitter
  • Place the meat, onions, frozen vegetables and potato in a large slow cooker
  • Add the tomato and onion relish, salt, coconut milk and water
  • Leave to cook overnight, or if you are preparing it in the morning, leave it to cook for a minimum of 8 hours
  • Once the meal is ready, ie all the vegetables are cooked and the potatoes are soft, mix the corn flour and water and add to the curry, mixing it thoroughly
  • Leave to cook on high for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Once the mixture has thickened and the corn flour is cooked, decant into 3 freezer and oven proof containers
  • Allow to cool and then freeze
  • Remember to mark the containers clearly and to include the date

Heating Instructions

  • Defrost (thaw) in the fridge
  • Place in an oven on 180°C till warmed through
  • Serve with rice and a side of salad