BEST Lamb Curry in Instant Pot

Ingredients

Ingredients 2 lb lamb bone-in 1.5-inch pieces 2 tablespoon ghee 1 large onion finely chopped 1 inch ginger finely chopped / paste 2-3 cloves garlic finely chopped / paste 2 medium tomatoes chopped 2 tablespoon cilantro 1 teaspoon salt (adjust as per taste) 1½ cup water (see notes) Spices: 1 bay leaf 2 small sticks cinnamon 2 cardamom 4 cloves ½ teaspoon whole pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon chili powder or cayenne  1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon garam masala

Set the Instant Pot in saute mode and add ghee. Once it heats, add bay leaf, black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Next, add onions and saute for 5 minutes, until they begin to brown.

Add the ginger and garlic (steps 2, 3). Saute for one more minute.

Add tomatoes and powdered spices - chili powder or cayenne, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well and saute for 2 minutes, until the tomatoes begin to soften.

Add the lamb and mix well. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring in between.

Add 1½ cups of water and deglaze the pot. Mix well and secure the IP lid. Set the Instant Pot to 'Meat' mode and pressure cook for 20 minutes.

Do a natural release of the pressure for 10 minutes, then do a quick release. Add garam masala and cilantro.