2clovesgarlic - peeled and finely chopped or crushed or 10ml/2tsp garlic purée
5ml/1tsp minced ginger or 1 x 2.5cm/1inch piece fresh root ginger - peeled and finely chopped
1-2green chillies - deseeded (if preferred) and finely chopped or 5ml/1tsp hot chilli sauce
45ml/3tbsp curry paste of your choice
3medium tomatoes - chopped
5-10ml/1-2tsp white sugar
30ml/2tbsp tomato purée
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
Large handful freshly chopped coriander - to garnish
For the Tacos
450g/1lb prepared lamb keema
150ml/¼pint good - hot lamb stock
1lime or lemon - cut into quarters
Small bunch freshly chopped coriander or mint
12prepared taco shells
150ml/¼pint natural Greek yogurt
30ml/2tbsp mango chutney
½ small iceberg lettuce - shredded
Freshly chopped coriander - to garnish
Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the onion and garlic over a low heat for 10 minutes or until soft and lightly golden.
Add the ginger, hot chilli sauce or fresh chillies and curry paste. Cook over a moderate heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the lamb and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, then add the tomatoes, sugar, tomato purée and bring to the boil. Season, reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add a little water, if needed. Stir in the peas and allow to cook.
Use as required or cool quickly, transfer into plastic container and freeze for up to *3 months.
Preheat the oven to Gas mark 6, 200°C.
Lamb Keema Tacos
Put the keema base (see below) in a large non-stick pan with the stock and heat for 3-4 minutes until piping hot, breaking up the mixture with a wooden spoon.
Meanwhile warm the taco shells according to the packet instructions.
Remove from the heat and stir through the juice from a quarter of the lime or lemon and the coriander.
In a small bowl mix together the yogurt and mango chutney.
Garnish each taco base with the lettuce and top with the keema.
Top with a dollop of the yogurt, garnish with the coriander and serve immediately.
To add the the Mexican feel add some sliced avocado to the tacos
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.