Spicy Goan Lamb Chops

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves:4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 8 - flat lamb ribs (bone along 1 edge/side)
  • 4 - whole red dried chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp - Lime juice
  • 1 tsp - Cumins powder
  • 1 inch - Cinnamon stick
  • 6 - Cardamoms
  • 1 - large chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cup - Tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 4 tbsp - cooking oil
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tbsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 6 - Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 4 tbsp - red wine or brandy (as per taste)
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves/cilantro, chopped

How to Make Spicy Goan Lamb Chops

  • Wash the meat and marinate with turmeric, red chilli powder, pepper powder, cumin powder, lime juice, garlic-ginger paste and 1 tsp salt for at least half an hour.
  • In a pressure cooker/thick bottom non-stick vessel, heat oil, fry onions till soft. Add chopped/crushed garlic and fry well.
  • Toss in the whole spices - cardamom, red chillies, cinnamon, pepper corns and 1 tsp salt. Fry well and then add tomato puree.
  • Fry well before adding the meat and vinegar. Toss well till the meat is well covered with the spices.
  • Pour 1/4 cup water along with the alcohol and toss well.
  • Cover and cook until meat is done.
  • Open, toss in curry leaves and cilantro, stir and simmer till dry.