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Spicy Lamb Chickpea Shawarma Stew

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: gluten free, soup, stew
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 254kcal

Ingredients

Shawarma Spice Mix

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (or to taste)

For the Stew

  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or minced
  • 1 pound ground lamb or mutton
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups chicken bone broth
  • 32 ounces chopped tomatoes in juice
  • 2 cups carrots peeled & chopped
  • 1 can chickpeas drained
  • 3 cups kale chopped

Optional Garnishes

  • Greek Yogurt
  • cilantro

Instructions

  • Combine spices in a small bowl, mix well. 
  • In a dutch oven or similar heavy bottom large pot, sauté onion and garlic in ghee until soft. 
  • Add lamb and cook until no longer pink. 
  • Add spices and tomato paste, cook 1-2 minutes. 
  • Add tomatoes (including juice), broth, carrots and chickpeas. Bring to a simmer. Cover and cook 5-10 minutes or until the carrots are cooked as desired. 
  • Add chopped kale, turn off heat and cover. Let the residual heat wilt the kale before serving. 
  • Garnish each bowl with a generous dollop of greek yogurt and fresh cilantro. Enjoy! 

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 766mg | Potassium: 682mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 8190IU | Vitamin C: 48.8mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2.9mg