Tandoori Masala Lamb Chops

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 - small lean lamb chops
  • 2 tbsp - yoghurt
  • 3 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - tomato puree
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • Few drops of orange-red food colour (optional)
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Lemon and tomato wedges, chopped cilantro, sliced onion and lettuce leaves, as garnish

How to Make Tandoori Masala Lamb Chops

  • Trim off any fat from the meat, wash the chops and pat them dry.
  • Mix the tomato puree, yogurt, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste, red-chilli powder, food colouring, salt, 1 tbsp oil and lemon juice.
  • Rub this mixture onto the meat and set aside to marinate for 2-3 hrs.
  • Pre-heat oven to 250 C/450 F.
  • Place the meat onto an oven proof baking dish and baste them with 1 tsp oil and cook in the oven for just 15 mins.
  • Lower the heat to 180 C/350 F and cook the meat further for 15-20 mins.
  • Once cooked, serve on a bed of lettuce leaves. Garnish with tomato, lemon wedges, chopped cilantro and sliced onion.