( Awadhi lamb shanks preparation)
Preparation time-25 minutes Cooking time—45 minutes
- Shanks of Lamb -1kg
- Black cardamoms-2
- Green cardamoms-5
- Bay leaves-3
- Black pepper corns 5-6
- Onions,sliced-1 ½ cup
- Ginger,garlic paste -2tbsp
- Yoghurt- 1¼ cup
- Red chilli powder- 2tsp
- Coriander powder- ½ tbsp
- Garam masala-1tsp
- Nutmeg powder- a large pinch
- Oil -¾ cup
- Salt- to taste
1-Heat oil in thick bottom pan,add all the whole spices.Saute till fragrant,add onions and sauté till light brown.
2-Add ginger,garlic paste and stir cook for one minute or till it start sticking to the bottom.Sprinkles little water.
3-Stir in red chilli powder and coriander powder,add lamb pieces and salt and stir cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
4-Add four cups of water,bring it to boil,reduce the heat and simmer until pieces are almost tender.
5-Add whisked yoghurt,mix well and cover the pan and continue to cook for ten more minutes.
6-Mix in garam masala and nutmeg powder and serve hot.