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Goat curry cooked in Instant pot with Jamaican spice mix

Instant Pot Jamaican Goat Curry


Jamaican Curry Powder

  • 2 tsp thai chilli powder or cayenne
  • 3 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbs cumin seeds
  • 1 tbs coriander seeds
  • 1 tbs all spice berries
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp white peppercorns
  • 2 - 3 cloves

For Goat curry

  • 2 pounds goat chops or mixed peices
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • 3 cups onions diced
  • 3 Tbs Curry powder
  • 3- 4 sprigs of thyme
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 2 russet potatoes potatoes
  • salt to taste


Make the curry powder

  1. lightly toast the whole spices. Grind into a fine powder and add in the already ground spices to make your own version of Jamaican curry blend.

Make the Goat curry

  1. Set your Instant pot on High saute.
  2. Add in the oil and taking 2 to 3 goat pcs at a time, sear and brown them on both sides.
  3. once all goat meat is seared and browned, add in the onions and saute until transparent and soft.
  4. Add the goat back in and add the curry powder, garlic, thyme and green onions.
  5. Add salt and 2 cups of water and set it to manual pressure for 25 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile peel and dice the potatoes and add a little oil and thyme on them .
  7. place in a 400 Deg oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until done.
  8. When the pressure cooker gets into the keep warm mode, allow the pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes.
  9. Then remove all pressure, open the lid and add potatoes. simmer until potatoes are soft.