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Rogan Josh (Easy Version) by Michelle Tam / Nom Nom Paleo
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Rogan Josh (Indian Lamb Stew)

This simple and tasty Whole30-friendly Rogan Josh (a.k.a. Rogan Gosht) is a flavorful curried meat stew inspired from one of my favorite Indian dishes. It tastes fantastic with lamb, goat, or beef stew meat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Beef Stew, gluten-free, keto, Lamb, lamb stew, low carb, paleo, Whole30
Servings: 6
Calories: 242kcal


  • 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil
  • pounds boneless lamb shoulder cut into 1½-inch cubes (can also use cubed beef chuck roast)
  • 2 onions coarsely chopped
  • 2 large carrots coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Rogan Josh seasoning
  • ½ cup full-fat coconut yogurt or full-fat coconut milk
  • teaspoons Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 300°F with the rack in the middle.
  • Melt the ghee in a large Dutch oven over medium low heat. Add the lamb, onions, carrots, Rogan Josh seasoning, salt, and pepper to the pot.
  • Stir the mixture constantly for 5-8 minutes, or until the spices are fragrant.
  • Next, mix in ½ cup of water and the coconut yogurt. Increase the heat to high to bring the contents to a simmer.
  • Place the lid on the pot and place the stew in the oven for around two hours or until the lamb is fork tender.
  • Remove the stew from the oven and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over Simple Cauliflower Rice or along with roasted vegetables.
  • Leftovers can be kept in a sealed container for up to four days in the fridge or up to four months in the freezer.
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Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 2g