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Caramelized Onions & Dates Lamb Stew

A hearty stew for a family occasion. The caramelized onions and dates lend a sweet taste to this comforting savory stew. A meat stew is a hearty delightful meal to enjoy.

Prep time: 0 mins.
Cook time: 88 mins.
Total time: 90 mins.
Servings: 6 Servings

What you need


4 lbs Lamb Shank
4 Mediums Onions, raw
4 cloves Garlic, raw
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup Dates, medjool
1/4 cup Water, bottled, generic
1 Medium Onions, raw
1 tablespoon curry powder
3 tablespoons Oil
2 cubes Maggi Vegetable Stock
2 teaspoons fruit flavoured syrup

How to prepare


1 Step 1

In a large pot, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and cook in the meat on high heat from both sides until golden brown.

2 Step 2

Add the chopped onion, garlic and ibzar and stir.

3 Step 3

Add 2 MAGGI Vegetable stock cubes and 2 cups of boiling water.

4 Step 4

Cover and keep cooking on very low heat for 45 mins until done.

5 Step 5

Add the meat and keep cooking for 10 extra mins.

6 Step 6

Meanwhile, heat the remaining olive oil and cook in the onions until it becomes soft.

7 Step 7

Add the cinnamon and date syrup and keep cooking for 10 mins until the onion is caramelized.

8 Step 8

Add the caramelized onion-dates mixture on the top of the meat, cover and keep cooking until the sauce Is reduced.

9 Step 9

Serve hot with white rice.

Family Friendly