Instant Pot Lamb Rogan Josh

An aromatic and signature recipe of Kashmiri origin…This traditional lamb dish is now popular worldwide.

Instant Pot Lamb Rogan Josh
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Greek yogurt, Lamb Rogan Josh
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 1/4 lb boneless leg of lamb cut into 1½-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • to taste salt
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • For marinade: in a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients.
  • Refrigerate, covered for up to 24 hours.
  • Place the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, cumin seeds and bay leaves and cook for about 1 minute, stirring continuously.
  • Add the garlic, ginger and spices and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the lamb with marinade and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and stir in the tomatoes, tomato puree and water.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 10 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and allow a natural release for about 10 minutes and then, do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and select “Sauté”.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until desired thickness of sauce.
  • Serve hot with the topping of cilantro.
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