Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes

Lamb shanks braised with vegetables and Indian masalas and served with mashed potatoes. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes

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Main Ingredients Lamb shanks, Potatoes
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes

  • 1 Lamb shanks cut into pieces
  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1/2 cup Carrot finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Onions finely chopped
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tablespoons Butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 medium Potato peeled and cut into dices
  • 3 cups Vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 Basil leaves


  1. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add salt and refined flour to lamb shank pieces and mix well. Place these in the pan and sauté till well browned from all sides.
  3. Add carrot, onion and celery. Mix well and sauté further.
  4. Add diced potatoes, mix and sauté further. Add vegetable stock, stir and reduce heat. Add dried basil, dried fenugreek leaves and garam masala powder. Stir to mix, cover and simmer for ½ an hour.
  5. Take boiled potatoes in a bowl. Add cream, salt and butter and mash well with a masher.
  6. Warm the mashed potatoes and place in a serving dish. Place the braised lamb on it, garnish with torn basil leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1934
Carbohydrates 136.2
Protein 51.5
Fat 131.7
Other Fiber Vitamin 12- 5.2mcg