Pienang Curry

Pienang curry, a mild Cape Malay lamb curry simmered until all the flavours have blended to form an aromatic whole which is a true taste sensation.

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Serves: 6

Aromatic Rice

  1. Pound bay leaves, cloves, allspice, garlic and cassia into a paste

  2. Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté onions and paste until onions are transparent

  3. Add cubed lamb and cover saucepan with a tightly-fitting lid, simmer over low heat for 35 minutes.

  4. Mix masala, turmeric, strained turmeric liquid OR lemon juice, sugar and salt

  5. Carefully pour over meat, making sure that each piece of meat is adequately covered

  6. Close lid and simmer for 20 minutes or until meat is tender

  7. Serve with aromatic rice.

Aromatic Rice

  1. Cook rice as normal

  2. Add the cloves, cinnamon sticks and cardamom pods while boiling

  3. They will add a subtle aromatic flavour to the rice.

Category: Entrée

Cuisine: Cape Malay

Sub-Category: Curry