How to make Roast Leg of Lamb-SK Khazana -

Leg of lamb roasted and served with roasted mixed vegetables and brown sauce – a traditional English dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Leg of lamb (मटन की टंगड़ी), Sea salt (समुद्री नमक )

Cuisine : British

Course : Main Course Mutton

You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Mutton Razala Malvani Mutton Kolhapuri Sukha Mutton - SK Khazana Salli Gosht

Roast Leg of Lamb-SK Khazana

Roast Leg of Lamb-SK Khazana Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Roast Leg of Lamb-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Leg of lamb 1

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Fresh thyme sprigs a few

  • Olive oil as required

  • Garlic cloves 14-15

  • Small carrots peeled 4

  • Medium potatoes unpeeled and well washed 8

  • French beans stringed 12-16

  • Cauliflower florets 12-16

  • Medium onions quartered 2

  • Yellow cherry tomatoes 10-12

  • Red cherry tomatoes 10-12

  • Baby carrots 8

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200º C,

Step 2

Sprinkle sea salt and crushed black peppercorns on the leg of lamb and rub in well.

Step 3

Dip a few fresh thyme sprigs in olive oil and dab over the leg of lamb.

Step 4

With a sharp knife make a few holes over the surface of the leg of lamb one both side and insert a garlic clove into each of 7-8 holes. Chop the thyme sprigs into big pieces and insert a few pieces into remaining holes.

Step 5

Apply oil on baking tray. Place the lamb leg on it and drizzle a little olive oil all over. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 35 minutes.

Step 6

Cut the carrots into ½ inch thick round slices and put into a bowl. Cut the potatoes into ½ inch thick round slices and put into the same bowl. Add French beans, cauliflower florets, onions, yellow cherry tomatoes, red cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, seal salt, crushed black peppercorns, some fresh thyme, 6-8 garlic cloves and a little olive oil and mix well.

Step 7

Bring the baking tray with the lamb leg out of the oven, spread this vegetable mixture all around it. Place the tray back in the hot oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.

Step 8

Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a non-stick pan, add refined flour and saute till the flour is lightly browned.

Step 9

Strain the lamb juices left in the baking tray into the pan and mix well to a smooth mixture. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Cook till the mixture gets a sauce consistency.

Step 10

Pour the sauce into a sauce boat. Place the lamb leg on a serving plate and spread the vegetables all around it.

Step 11

Serve the leg of lamb hot with the sauce.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.