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Raan Tandoori

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Ingredients
  Leg of lamb 3 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange food coloring 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Dash
  Plain yogurt 5 Fluid Ounce
  Black peppercorns 8
  Cloves 8
  Onions 2 Large
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Ginger 2 Inch
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 2 Teaspoon
  Ghee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Trim lamb and remove the skin and fat.
2)Take a large platter and put the lamb and apply a coat of salt and lemon juice.
3)Let it marinate for an hour.

MAKING
4)Using a sharp knife make gashes on the leg all over.
5)Make a paste of next 4 ingredients and apply it on the leg.
6)Insert cloves and peppercorns in gashes.
7)Make a paste of onion, garlic and ginger and add cayenne.
8)Coat the leg with this mixture and leave it overnight.
9)Take a baking tray and grease it. Place the leg on it and cook at 325 degrees for 2 hours.
10)Add ghee to the remaining marinade and baste the leg with it every 30 minutes. Turn it over.
11)After 90 minutes, take out the tray and arrange garnishing of your choice such as sultanas, cashews, almonds and saffron strands on the top side of the leg and return the tray to the oven.
12)Cook until meat is tender and is brown in color.

SERVING
13)Slice the leg and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Spicy Leg Of Lamb

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