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Thermomix Lamb Rogan Josh
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5 from 2 votes

skinnymixer's Lamb Rogan Josh (with lamb shanks)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Marinating time6 hrs
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Skinnymixers


Rogan Josh Paste Ingredients

  • 10 g lemon juice
  • 20 g fresh ginger sliced into round coins
  • 20 g tomato paste
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 medium brown onions peeled, quartered
  • Large handful of fresh coriander
  • 1 large red chilli roughly chopped (increase for a spicer curry)
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3-4 lamb shanks

Curry Ingredients

  • 20 g fresh ginger sliced into round coins
  • 2 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 400 g tin of diced tomato Ardmona brand
  • 10 cardamom pods bruised
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 20 g tomato paste
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 150 g greek yoghurt


Marinating Instructions

  • Add all paste ingredients (except for lamb shanks) in to mixer bowl. Blend for 10 sec/speed 8/MC on. Scrape bowl down and repeat once.
  • Marinate lamb in the fridge overnight or for at least 6 hours.

Curry Instructions

  • Add 700 g or 24.7 oz water to mixer bowl. Put marinated lamb shanks and marinade in to the deep steaming tray. Steam for 30 min/steaming temp/speed 3.
  • Set aside the water from the mixer bowl - don’t tip it out - and add the ginger and garlic to mixer bowl. Chop for 3 sec/speed 9/MC on. Scrape bowl down and repeat once.
  • Except for the yoghurt, add remaining curry ingredients to mixer bowl, including the retained steaming water, put your shanks back in place. Turn the shanks over carefully. Cook for a further 60 mins/steaming temp/speed 2 or until shanks are tender.
  • Remove cinnamon stick, add yoghurt to curry sauce and blend for 10 sec/speed 2/MC on. Season to taste.


Slow Cooker Instructions:
Follow marinade instructions.
When it comes time to cook the curry, add all ingredients except for the steaming water and yoghurt to slow cooker. Cook on low for 7 hours. Stir through yoghurt and serve.