Tandoor-cooked Welsh lamb chops recipe

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Want your lamb chops to have a twist? Try them the Indian way with help from the kitchen at this top Indian restaurant in the Grand Hyatt.

Chef Aftab says: ‘I chose this dish because the texture and taste complement each other and the mild smoky flavour makes it memorable.’

The recipe

(Serves two)
• 400g lamb chops
• 30g ginger garlic paste
• 20ml malt vinegar
• 5g caraway seed
• 5g salt

• 200g yoghurt
• 100ml cream
• 10g cheddar cheese
• 10g white pepper
• 5g green cardamom
• 5g black salt
• 1 tbsp roasted gram flour
• 5g garam masala
• Salt to taste


1 Put the lamb chops into a clean, dry mixing bowl and add the ginger garlic paste, malt vinegar, caraway seed and salt.
2 Let the lamb chops marinate for 20 minutes at room temperature.
3 In another mixing bowl, mix the marinade ingredients mentioned above with a whisk.
4 Put the lamb chops into the marinade and let it rest for two hours.
5 Skewer and cook in a medium-hot tandoor (or on a barbecue) until cooked to your preference.
6 Serve hot with mint chutney.

The chef

Name: Aftab Ur Rahman
Nationality: Indian

Chef Aftab has worked at Taj and Hyatt Hotels in India. He has worked at iZ at the Grand Hyatt Dubai since it opened nearly three years ago.

By Time Out Dubai staff
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