Lamb Salona Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Lamb Salona

This delicious hearty lamb stew is a regular lunch staple at many Arabic households. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 kg lamb, cuts with bones
  • 6 cups water or 1500 ml
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions or 300 g, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, crushed
  • Salona spices:
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon whole cardamom pods
  • Other ingredients:
  • 1 large potato or 300 g, cut into large cubes
  • 3 small zucchini or 300 g, peeled and cut into thick slices
  • 2 small eggplants or 300 g, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 dried limes, pierced
  • 2 small chili peppers, green, chopped
  • 3 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into thick slices
  • 1 cup coriander leaves or 75 g, chopped

How to Prepare

  1. Place meat pieces in a large pot, cover with the water, and bring to boil while skimming froth as it appears, add turmeric, coriander, cloves and cinnamon. Cover and cook on low heat for 1 hour or until meat is almost cooked. Remove from heat.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot, add and cook onions until golden brown. Add garlic, ginger, salona spices and cook for 1 min.
  3. Add potato, zucchinis, and eggplants. Add the reserved meat stock with the cooked meat , and bring to boil.
  4. Stir in the tomato paste, add the dried limes, green chilies, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, bell pepper and fresh coriander. Simmer for 10-15 mins or until potato is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 664.00 Kcal
Protein: 41.00 g
Carbohydrate: 31.00 g
Fats: 43.00 g

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