Chicken Curries Indian Lamb Main course

Lamb or chicken tikka


Cooking time
45 mins

1kg boneless leg of lamb
1 tsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp turmeric
good pinch of salt
6 tbsp natural yogurt
Half an onion, finely chopped
5cm piece root ginger, grated
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp garam masala


This Tikka recipe can be made with lamb or chicken, this version is for lamb.  Cut lamb into 4cm cubes. Put in a bowl and add cumin, turmeric, salt, yogurt, onion, ginger and garlic. Mix well.  Cover and leave in the fridge for 4-6 hours to marinate.

Drain lamb from marinade and thread onto 8 short skewers, pressing cubes together closely.
Heat grill. Cook for 15-20 mins, basting kebabs with any remaining marinade, turning occasionally until well browned and done to taste. Sprinkle with garam masala and serve at once.

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