Instant-Pot Goan Lamb Vindaloo

Instant Pot Goan Lamb Vindaloo

Shivangi Rao
By Shivangi Rao
Course Entrees, Instant-Pot, Meat Dishes
Servings 4


  • 2 lbs grass-fed lamb stew meat find it at Whole Foods – they sell lamb already chopped for stew
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 small Yukon gold potatoes chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp Pure Indian Foods vindaloo curry seasoning
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 3-4 cloves garlic grated
  • 1- inch ginger grated
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 8 oz can of coconut cream must be full fat
  • 1/2 cup water or slightly more
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or ghee
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish
  • Fresh squeeze of lemon if need more acidity


  • Set Instant Pot to sauté more. Add oil to the pot.
  • Add mustard seeds to hot oil and let them temper. Once finished, add curry leaves, grated garlic, and ginger. Let it brown slightly.
  • Add in onions and sauté with spices and oil. Let it brown.
  • Add in tomato paste, vindaloo seasoning, and cayenne. Continue to sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in lamb, potatoes and salt and pepper and brown the meat.
  • Add in water once the meat has browned on the outside and stir everything well. Water should slightly be covering the lamb (not fully submerged since the lamb will release some water when it cooks).
  • Close the lid on the instant pot and set to pressure cook on high for 20 minutes. Set pressure valve to sealing!
  • Once finished, let the pressure naturally release.
  • Open the instant pot and add in a can of coconut cream and give it a good stir.
  • Then, taste and adjust seasonings as needed (salt, spice).
  • Garnish with cilantro and lemon juice (optional) and serve immediately!
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