Moghul-style roast lamb

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 526.1
  • Total Fat: 19.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 196.6 mg
  • Sodium: 315.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 67.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    4 large onions, chopped
    4 cloves garlic
    1 piece fresh ginger, 5cm/2 in long, chopped
    3 tbsp ground almonds
    2 tsp ground cumin
    2 tsp ground coriander
    2 tsp turmeric
    2 tsp garam masala
    4-6 green chillies
    juice of 1 lemon
    salt, to taste
    300ml/0.5 pint/1.25cups natural (plain) yogurt, beaten
    1.8kg/4lb leg of lamb
    8-10 cloves


Place the 1st 11 ingredients into a belnder and blend to a smooth paste. Gradually add the yogurt and blend until smooth. Grease a large, deep baking tray and pre-heat the oven to 190c/375f/gas 5.

Remove most of the fat and skin from the lamb. Using a sharp knife, make deep pockets above the bone at each side of the thick end. Make deep diagonal gashes on both sides.

Push the cloves into the leg of lamb at ramdom.

Place the lamb on the baking tray and push some of the spice mixture into the pockets and gashes.

Spread the remaining spice mixture evenly over the lamb. Loosely cover the whole tray with foil. Roast in the oven for 2-2 1/2 hours or until the lamb is cooked, removing the foil for the last 10 minutes of cooking time.

Remove from the oven and allow the rest for 10 minutes before carving

Serves 4-6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHIRHPP.