Lamb Chops

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: medium
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A traditional family recipe of Lamb chops marinated with ginger garlic and Indian spices.

0468-10 pieces lamb chops
3 tbsp ginger garlic paste
2 green chillies (based on your tolerance for spice)
1 cup fresh coriander leaves and stem, finely chopped
1 cup water
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 egg
1 tbsp lemon juice
bread crumbs
salt to taste
oil for shallow fry


Wash all lamb chops and cook in a pressure cooker with 1 cup water, salt and 1 tbsp ginger garlic for 10 to 15 minutes or cook in a large pan until lamb is half cooked. Once done, remove chops and keep aside.

(Tip: Lamb stock can be reserved to a quick delicious clear lamb soup.)

Grind remaining ginger-garlic paste along with green chillies and corianders into a fine paste using little water. In a bowl, whisk one egg, then add the above paste with turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and lemon juice. Mix well.

Add lamb chops to the above mixture and coat each lamb pieces thoroughly. Be very careful while mixing so as not to break the chops. Cover the lamb with cling film and leave to marinate in refrigerator for at least 3-4 hours.

In a pan, add some oil for shallow frying. Once the oil is hot, coat each lamb chop with breadcrumbs and fry until it turns golden brown and crispy on both sides for about 8-10 min.

Once done, sprinkle some chopped coriander. Serve hot with green chutney and crunchy salad.

Bengali Dimer Egg Chops

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: medium
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Egg chop is Indian street food made of boiled eggs enveloped in spiced potato mixture and then deep fried.

0433 hard-boiled eggs
2 potatoes, boiled and peeled
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
half bunch of fresh coriander, finely chopped
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
½ tsp cumin powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
2 green chillies, finely chopped
2 eggs for coating
1 cup breadcrumbs
salt to taste
oil to fry


In a large bowl, mash boiled potatoes and add ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and salt.  Mix well using hands.

Cut boiled eggs into halves and keep aside.

Divide potato mixture into equal portions. Now take some potato mixture in your hand and press it flat in the palm. Put one half of the boiled egg in the middle and cover it with a little more of the potato mash to make a fine oval shaped ball. Repeat this with all boiled eggs.

In a bowl whisk raw eggs for coating and in a plate spread breadcrumbs.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan and once the oil is hot, dip the balls in whisked egg and then coat with breadcrumbs. Deep fry on a medium heat till golden brown in colour.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.