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Simple Lamb Chilli Con Carne - Easy homemade Chilli made with lamb, red kidney beans, fresh tomatoes and smoked Chillies #chilli #chilliconcarne #lambchilli #lambrecipe #kidneybeans
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Lamb Chilli Con Carne

Lamb Chilli Con Carne - Simple Chilli recipes made with fresh tomatoes , ground lamb and red kidney beans
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Lamb Chilli Con Carne
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Onions
  • ½ Cup Carrots
  • ½ Cup Bell pepper
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 250 gms Mutton or lamb mince
  • 2 Cup Kidney Beans cooked & drained* or ½ cup dried beans
  • 1 Kg Ripe tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika* Adjust as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper* Adjust as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Chipotle pepper* Adjust as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • pinch Nutmeg
  • 3 Cloves

Instructions

Prep Work

  • Soak the dried kidney beans overnight.Cook with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 ½ cups of water in pressure cooker for 25 minutes.This step can also be done in an instant pot.Reserve the beans water.
  • Meanwhile, Score* the tomatoes.Boil water and cook the tomatoes in boiling water for 10 minutes.Remove from water, peel away the skin and cool.Once cool, roughly puree the tomatoes.

Stove Top Cooking

  • Heat a deep pot on medium flame.Add oil.
  • Once the oil starts shimmering, add the onions, bell pepper, carrots and garlic.Cook till translucent for about 10 minutes.
  • Add lamb mince and break it up.Mix well. 
  • To this, add the cooked red kidney beans and crushed tomatoes.
  • Also add, cumin, cloves,chilies, salt, cinnamon, mace and garlic powder.
  • Cook covered for 45 minutes on medium low flame.

Instant Pot Cooking

  • Choose the SAUTE mode.When the inner pot is hot, Add oil.
  • Once the oil starts shimmering, add the onions, bell pepper, carrots and garlic.Cook till translucent for about 10 minutes.
  • Add lamb mince and break it up.Mix well. 
  • To this, add the cooked red kidney beans and crushed tomatoes.Also add 1 cup of water left over from boiling kidney beans(or from the can)
  • Also add, cumin, cloves,chilies, salt, cinnamon, mace and garlic powder.
  • Cook in the "CHILLI" OR "PRESSURE COOK" mode SEALING position and cook for 18-20 minutes.

Notes

Smoked Paprika*, Cayenne Pepper* and Chipotle Pepper* - Please add them as per your tolerance level.
If you don't have any of the Mexican chillies, you can Char a red bell pepper directly on the flame, peel it, puree it and add to the chilli.This will give it a smoky flavour you will otherwise lack if you don't use the mexican smoked chillies.
Score* the tomatoes- Cut the tops off and make X mark on the bottom of the tomatoes with a sharp knife.That way the tomatoes peel off easily.