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Lamb Chops

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Course: Mains, Side, starter
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 614kcal
Author: Nicole
These masala lamb chops are incredibly tasty and full of flavour.
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  • 1 kg lamb chops
  • 2 cups yoghurt
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • oil to shallow fry

For the masala paste

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Grind all the ingredients for the masala paste together and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the yoghurt and masala paste and stir well. Add the chops and turn several times till they are coated with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Remove from fridge 30 minutes before cooking and allow to come to room temperature. Preheat oven to 180C. In a large frying pan, add enough oil to coat the base of the pan and fry the chops till they are browned on either side.
  • Place the chops on an oven tray and bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.


Nutrition Facts
Lamb Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 614
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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