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Crispy Masala Lamb Chops

Eid means meat. And these crispy masala lamb chops are a favourite here. I prefer to use separated chops, instead the whole rack of lamb. The meat itself is full of flavour and tastes amazing.

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Preparation Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 30 minutes

Serves 6-8


2 kg lamb chops- around 16 lamb chops


1/2 cup yogurt

4 tablespoons oil

1 tablespoon garlic paste

1 tablespoon ginger paste

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 teaspoon red chilli flakes

2 teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon cayenne

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon lemon zest

4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Oil for frying.


  1. Combine all the marinade ingredients. Mix well and set aside for 2 hours, or better yet, overnight.

  2. When ready to cook, pour 2 tablespoons oil in a large pot. Place the chops and marinade in the pot and cook on a medium heat, covered for 20-25 minutes until the meat is tender.

  3. Remove the lid and cook on a medium heat until the liquid dries up.

  4. Remove the chops from the pot and set aside. Put the remaining cooked off marinade aside for later.

  5. Pour 1/2 inch oil in a shallow pan, Fry the chops for 3-4 minutes each side until golden and crispy.

  6. Serve with mint raita.

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