Masala Lamb Chops


Great for dinner for a change from usual rice, curry.

Note: To prepare mughlai masala, grind the ingredients for mughlai masala mentioned below in a blender before making Masala Lamb Chops.

Fairly difficult

Masala Lamb Chops
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated nutmeg (to be used in preparing mughlai masala)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) black peppercorns (to be used in preparing mughlai masala)
  • 2 3
  • 1 tablespoon(s) whole cloves (to be used in preparing mughlai masala)
  • 0.25 cup(s) green cardamom pods (to be used in preparing mughlai masala)
  • 1 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 0.25 teaspoon(s) chili powder
  • 8 lamb loin chops
  • 1 tablespoon(s) mughlai masala

Masala Lamb Chops Directions

  1. Wipe lamb chop with a damp paper towel and trim off any excess fat.
  2. Slash meaty parts two or three time on each side and set aside.  
  3. Put mughlai masala, chile powder, garlic and lemon juice in a small bowl; mix to a smooth paste.
  4. Rub paste into chops, cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours for marinating.  
  5. Preheat broiler or grill. Place chops on a grill rack and cook 12 to 15 minutes, until browned on outside and just pink in center, turning over halfway through cooking.
  6. Press point of a sharp knife into center of chops - when they are ready, juices will be just faintly pink.
  7. Serve hot.