Simple Roast Leg of Lamb

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Total Time:
2 - 3 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Simple Roast Leg of Lamb

  • Remove any skin and excess fat from the lamb and cut deep gashes into the lamb using a sharp knife.
  • Mix together the ginger, garlic, all the ground spices, lemon juice and the ghee or oil.
  • Rub the spice mixture all over the lamb, making sure to push it into the gashes.
  • Put the yoghurt, almonds, pistachios, saffron along with the water into a blender and process until smooth.
  • Spread the yoghurt mixture into the lamb.
  • Drizzle over the honey and cover the lamb.
  • Allow to marinate overnight in the refrigerator or if possible for 2 days.
  • Preheat the oven to 230 C.
  • The meat should cook for approximately 30 mins per 450 g. of meat.
  • Roast the lamb in a covered baking dish for 30 mins, then reduce the heat to moderate 180 C.
  • Cook for a further 1.5 hrs or until the lamb is cooked through.
  • Uncover the lamb and allow to cool to room temperature before serving.
  • Serve with roast potatoes and fresh mint salad.