Dhaniya Adraki Champe

Mutton chops marinated with ginger and coriander leaves, seared and baked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dhaniya Adraki Champe

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Main Ingredients Mutton chops, Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Dhaniya Adraki Champe

  • 500 grams Mutton chops
  • ½ small bunch Fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 inches Ginger
  • ? small Raw papaya
  • 10-12 Fresh spinach leaves (palak)
  • 2 Green chillies
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for searing
  • for basting Butter
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander sprigs
  • for garnishing Lemon wedges


  1. Roughly chop raw papaya with skin and place in a grinder jar. Add spinach leaves, roughly chopped ginger, broken green chillies and roughly chopped coriander leaves and grind into a fine paste using little water.
  2. Place the ground paste in a bowl. Add yogurt and whisk well. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add gram flour and mix. Add vinegar and mix. Add oil and mix well. Add mutton chops, mix well and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  4. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Add marinated mutton chops and sear till golden from both the sides.
  5. Place seared mutton chops on a baking tray. Put the tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Baste with butter after 15 minutes and bake till done.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander sprigs and lemon wedge.