2lb Lamb cubed… or lamb meat balls. 2 tbsps oil
8 to 12 oz prunes or could be prunes and apricots . 2 large chopped onion
2oz Plain flour 4 cloves garlic
1 dessertsp ground cumin 1/2 to 3/4 pint stock may need more
1/2 dessertsp cinnamon or 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander cinnamon stick
3cm piece of ginger grated Zest of 1 orange and juice
1 dessert sp honey saffron ( optional )
salt to taste
1 dessertsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp black pepper
Mix spices with flour and coat cubed meat in the flour , fry off the meat cubes or lamb meat balls and then fry the onion and garlic add honey,orange ginger saffron then add rest of flour and then stir in stock slowly, add fruit and casserole slowly in oven. Great crockpot dish.. on finishing may need to thicken the gravy. serve with sprinkled coriander on top.
serve with couscous. I like adding lemon zest and chopped fresh coriander to the couscous
(amount of spices in tagine can be slightly increased or adjusted to personal taste !
This has to be one of my most favourite recipes..just love it and I hope you do too!!