Persian Lamb Stew
February 20, 2023
Categories: Dinner, Lunch, Soups and Stews, Lamb/Mutton, Vegetables, Middle Eastern, Zucchini, Spices more
"Lamb stew flavored with a common middle eastern seasoning. Different cooks or families have their own versions of this spice mixture, which may be shown spelled as adwiya, adviye, advieh or various other spellings."
- Serving Size: 1 (434.5 g)
- Calories 353.9
- Total Fat - 15 g
- Saturated Fat - 5.3 g
- Cholesterol - 39.7 mg
- Sodium - 60.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 42.3 g
- Dietary Fiber - 4.5 g
- Sugars - 7.4 g
- Protein - 14.9 g
- Calcium - 63 mg
- Iron - 3.4 mg
- Vitamin C - 49.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0.3 mg
Step by Step Method
In a pot, saute onion and garlic in oil; stir in turmeric.
Add lamb and brown on all sides.
Add tomatoes plus 1 cup of water.
Combine lime juice and tomato paste and stir into the pot.
Cover and bring to a boil, then lower heat to low amd let simmer 1½ hours.
Meanwhile, in a separate pan, brown zucchini pieces on all sides.
Add adwiya to stew, adjusting amount to your taste.
Place zucchini on TOP of the stew (do not stir in).
Cover and simmer 45 minutes more (prop the lid slightly open if your stew seems watery).
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve over rice.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.