Leg of lamb in Yogurt Sauce

Leg of lamb in Yogurt Sauce -

Leg of lamb in Yogurt Sauce
Leg of lamb in Yogurt Sauce, very delicious and tasty cooked in traditional style
  • 1 whole leg of lamb
  • GROUP A:
  • 2 ounces almonds
  • 8 ounces onion chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 4 inch piece fresh ginger in small pieces
  • 4 whole green chile chopped
  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt of of 1 pint
  • GROUP B:
  • 2 tablespoons cumin ground
  • 2 teaspoons coriander ground
  • 3 teaspoons cayenne
  • 3½ teaspoons salt
  • GROUP C:
  • ½ tablespoon whole cloves
  • 16 whole cardamom
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • Decoration: lemon slices
  1. In a food processor or blender mix GROUP A
  2. In a bowl stir the pint of yogurt (minus the 3 tablespoons) until creamy and smooth. Then add the Group A paste and Add GROUP B
  3. Now, put this mixture over, around, and in the leg of lamb. Use a glass pan and cover with plastic film. Refridgerate for 24 hours. Glass is used to avoid the possible chemical changes in the yogurt.
  4. Hours later: Heat 6 tablespoons of vegetable oil in pan and add (when hot but not smoking) GROUP C. A few seconds in hot oil and you pour the spices and hot oil over the lamb. Cover it all with foil and bake at 400F for 1½ hours then uncover for 45 minutes.