Paleo Rogan Josh, lamb stew!

Rogan Josh is my favorite recipe with lamb. The flavors are so rich and go so well together with the lamb! In this post, I’ll share the recipe I normally use when making a paleo Rogan Josh.

Lamb Rogan Josh served with steamed broccoli and stir fried savoy cale.

Rogan Josh


  • 4 brown onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 chili
  • Coconut oil (without taste)
  • ~ 1 kg lamb meat, preferably with bones
  • 1.5 tsp cardamom
  • 1.5 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1.5 tsp dill seeds
  • 1 pinch of cloves
  • 3 Tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 500 g canned tomatoes
  • 5 dl water


Preparing the ingredients for the Rogan Josh.

How to:


  1. Chop the onion, garlic and chili. Brown them in coconut oil in a pot carefully for about 10 minutes.
  2.  Add the lamb and all the spices. If you use whole spices, make sure to mortar them first.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes and water. Let it boil for about 30 minutes without the lid and then with the lid for at least one hour or until the meat is tender enough. However, the longer cooking time the better taste!


Dinner time. Enjoying the Rogan Josh.

This time, I didn’t had a chili but used a chili pod instead, which turned out to give a really nice chili taste as well. The Rogan Josh was served with some stir fried savoy kale and steamed broccoli. Cauliflower is very nice to have with the stew as well.


Happy cooking,

Cecilia & Magnus


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