Lamb With Sweet Potatoes & Raisins Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Lamb with Sweet Potatoes & Raisins

Midweek days deserve something special. This Lamb with Sweet Potatoes & Raisins is a budget saver. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 400 g lamb fillet cut into small chunks
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 cups hot water or 500 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 20 g
  • ⅔ cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 300 g sweet potatoes, peeled and diced and cut into cubes
  • ⅔ cup raisins or 100 g
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice or 15 ml
  • 300 g markouk bread (saj bread)
  • ¼ cup pine nut or 50 g, lightly toasted

How to Prepare

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan and sear the lamb cubes until golden, add onions and continue frying until onions are soft.
  2. Add garlic, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, water and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon, cover and simmer for 90 mins or until meat is fully cooked. Remove cinnamon stick, bay leaves, and cloves and discard water.
  3. Add chopped coriander leaves, sweet potato, and raisins to the stew and allow to simmer, on low heat, for 15 mins or until sweet potato is fork tender. Add more water to the stew if starting to stick to the bottom.
  4. Add fresh lemon juice to the stew and gently stir and remove from heat.
  5. Place saj bread on a large platter, spoon over the thick lamb and sweet potato stew and garnish with lightly toasted pine seeds.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 433.00 Kcal
Protein: 21.00 g
Carbohydrate: 58.00 g
Fats: 14.00 g

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