Flavors of Nepal: Gorkhali Lamb Recipe

Dish recipes: Gorkhali Lamb

Embark on a gastronomic journey to Nepal with our Gorkhali Lamb recipe. This aromatic and spicy dish pays homage to the bold flavors of Gorkha, a region renowned for its rich culinary heritage. Join us in creating a savory masterpiece that brings the essence of Nepal to your table.


1 lb (0.45 kg) Lamb, cubed

2 Onions, finely chopped

3 Tomatoes, pureed

4 Garlic Cloves, minced

1 tsp Ginger, grated

2 Green Chilies, finely chopped

1/4 cup Cooking Oil

1 tsp Cumin Powder

1 tsp Coriander Powder

1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

1 tsp Garam Masala

Salt and Pepper to taste

Fresh Coriander (Cilantro) for garnish


Marinate the Lamb:

In a bowl, marinate lamb cubes with cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, grated ginger, minced garlic, chopped green chilies, salt, and pepper. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes.

Cooking Process:

Heat cooking oil in a pan. Add finely chopped onions and sauté until golden brown. Add the marinated lamb and cook until it's browned on all sides. Pour in tomato puree and cook until the oil separates from the masala. Sprinkle garam masala and adjust salt and pepper according to taste.

Garnish and Serve:

Garnish with fresh coriander (cilantro) before serving.


Serve Gorkhali Lamb hot, paired with steamed rice or traditional Nepali bread like roti or naan.

Gorkhali Lamb captures the essence of Nepali spice and warmth, making it a flavorful representation of the diverse and robust culinary landscape of the Gorkha region.