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Lamb and Spinach Biryani



6 portion(s)

Lamb curry mixture

  • 1 onion, halved
  • 2 heaped tablespoons Curry paste, Pref Balti
  • 500-600 grams Lamb, Cubed
  • 2 tablespoons Lamb or Chicken Stock Paste
  • 200 grams baby spinach, fresh
  • 20 grams olive oil

Automated Rice

  • 1000 grams water, room temperature
  • 5 grams olive oil
  • 500 grams basmati rice


  • almonds, chopped or Slices
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Prior to cooking the Automated Rice
  1. 1. Add onion to the bowl chop for 3 Sec on Speed 7.

  2. 2. Scraped down and add your curry paste and olive oil, Cook 120C for 3 Mins  .

  3. 3. Add the cubed lamb to the bowl and cook 100C for4 Mins .

  4. 4. Reserve the Lamb mixture in a seprate bowl.

  5. 5. Add Stock paste to the bowl.

  6. 6. Without washing the bowl preceed to make the Automated Rice recipe, following the instructions for the FIRST section but do not add the salt (See Tips).

  7. 7.After the First section (heating the water) Add the rice and then add your Lamb mixture to your bowl and contiune with the Automated Rice. Place your simmering basket on top to prevent splashes.

  8. 8.Pour over baby spinach in a thermoserver to rest for 3-5 minutes then stir and serve. Garnish with almonds.


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The salt needed for this recipe can differ depending on what stock and curry paste you use, its best to add at the end to avoid it being too salty.

I use whatever curry paste I have to hand, shop brought or homemade.

You can easily half this recipe ensuring you half all ingredients, there is no need to adjust cooking times.

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  • Tasted great!!

    Submitted by caitlin.daniels on 3. November 2016 - 19:17.

    Tasted great!!

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  • Love this recipe, but for

    Submitted by caitlin.daniels on 3. November 2016 - 19:16.

    Love this recipe, but for some reason when I make it there is no way it will fit in the thermoserver - I have to use a huge bowl to serve it in!

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  • Your more than welcome, Im

    Submitted by Marialeeuk on 5. August 2015 - 12:46.

    Your more than welcome, Im glad you enjoyed it

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  • Worked brilliantly for me.

    Submitted by Pumuckl on 31. July 2015 - 15:44.

    Worked brilliantly for me. Next time I try to remember to get the spinach. Wanted to add peas instead but none left in the freezer. tmrc_emoticons.;)

    Thanks for the recipe. 


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