Slow Cooker American Lamb Curry (Stovetop + Instant Pot)


June 21, 2022

Recipe provided by Lamb Curry Recipe (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot) - Platings + Pairings (, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (Slow Cooker American Lamb Curry {Stovetop + Instant Pot} | American Lamb).


3 lbs Bone-in or 2 lbs boneless. American lamb stew meat, lamb shanks and/or shoulder steaks

2 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil

2 Medium onions, minced

4 cloves Garlic, minced

2 tbsp Curry powder

1 tbsp Ground coriander

1 tbsp Cumin

1 tsp Kosher salt

1 cup Crushed tomatoes

1 cup Bone broth or chicken stock

1/2 cup Greek yogurt

Salt & pepper, to taste

Juice of lemon


Basmati rice






1Heat olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium high. Once hot, add the lamb and brown on all sides, working in batches if necessary to avoid crowding the pan. Place in slow cooker.

2Add onions, garlic and curry powder to the skillet and cook until onions have softened, 3-4 minutes. Place in slow cooker.

3Add remaining ingredients (except yogurto slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir in yogurt and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with basmati rice, yogurt and cilantro, if desired.