1 onion, peeled & halved
2 garlic cloves
30 g olive oil
500 g diced lamb
2 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground cinnamon
400 g chickpeas
400 g fresh tomatoes
200 g water
1 tablespoon TM vegetable stock concentrate
100 g pitted dates
30 g honey
50 g tomato paste
Juice of 1 lime


  • Place onion and garlic in the bowl and chop 3 secs/speed 5.
  • Scrape down sides, add olive oil and sauté 3 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  • Add lamb and spices and cook for 7 minutes/100°C/reverse/speed soft.
  • Add remaining ingredients except chickpeas to bowl, cook 12 min/100°C/reverse/ speed soft.
  • Add chickpeas and cook for another 3 mins/100°C/reverse/speed soft.
  • Allow casserole to rest for 10 -15 mins before serving. Serve with couscous, pasta or rice, with a dollop of natural yoghurt (optional).

Cook’s Tips

  • For a less sweet dish, reduce the amount of dates or omit the honey.

This recipe was adapted from meganzig’s original recipe from the Thermomix Recipe Community

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Moroccan Lamb