Raan (Roast leg of lamb flavoured with yoghurt)

Raan (Roast leg of lamb flavoured with yoghurt)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 520


  • 1 Leg of lamb
  • Vegetable oil for basting
  • Chaat masala to taste

for the marinade:

  • 3 1/2 oz Brown onion paste
  • 2 tsp Garlic lasan paste
  • 2 tsp Ginger adrak paste
  • 1/2 tsp Green cardamom choti elaichi powder
  • 4 oz Yoghurt dahi
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Black pepper kali mirch powder
  • a pinch Saffron kesar


  • Clean the leg of lamb and prick thoroughly down to the bone with a fork. Mix all the ingredients of the marinade together. Apply evenly on the lamb and leave to marinate for 2 hours.
  • Place the leg in a Baking tray with 2 cups water. Bake in a preheated (180°C (350°F)) oven for at least 1 hour turning the leg twice / thrice to ensure that the leg cooks evenly. Roast till the liquid dries up.
  • Baste with oil and grill / roast in a moderately hot tandoor till well done.
  • Sprinkle chaat masala and garnish with onion rings. Serve with mint chutney
Calories: 520 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 76 g
Fat: 17g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 232 mg
Sodium: 256 mg
Potassium: 1214 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 330 IU
Vitamin C: 8 mg
Calcium: 110 mg
Iron: 7 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Lamb
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