Kalia (Lamb chops)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs - lamb chops
  • 1.5 tsp - turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger powder
  • 1 tbsp - fennel powder
  • 1 medium stick - cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 - cardamoms
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup - yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida or hing
  • 2 to 3 - cloves
  • 2 to 3 - black cardamoms
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 4 to 5 cups - water

How to Make Kalia (Lamb chops)

  • Wash the lamb chops and keep aside to drain.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker or a pot (whichever you prefer, although pressure cooker saves time.)
  • Add hing, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick, both the cardamoms.
  • Add all the spices, stirring it a little.
  • Be careful not to burn the spices.
  • Keep the flame medium.
  • Add the yogurt to the spices and keep stirring till you see all the spices separating from the oil.
  • Now, add the salt and the lamb chops.
  • Cook it a little until it is no longer pink.
  • Add 4 cups of water (more, if you cook it in a pot).
  • Pressure cook it till it gives out 3 - 4 whistles.
  • Let it cool.
  • Check the meat if it is tender.
  • Cook it accordingly.
  • When ready, sprinkle the garam masala on it and serve it hot with rice.

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