How to make Masalewale Chaampan -

Marinated lamb chops cooked with spices to a delicious perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lamb Chops, Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Masalewale Chaampan

Masalewale Chaampan Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masalewale Chaampan Recipe

  • Lamb Chops 12

  • Yogurt 3 inch pieces

  • Garlic 15 cloves

  • Yogurt whisked 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 large

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Trim and wash lamb chops. Grind two pieces of ginger with garlic to a smooth paste. Cut the remaining ginger into thin strips and reserve for garnish.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine yogurt, half the ginger-garlic paste, salt and lamb chops. Mix well and leave to marinate for an hour. Heat a thick-bottomed pan, add lamb chops along with marinade. Cover and cook on low heat till chops are tender.

Step 3

Reserve pan juices. Heat oil in a kadai. Add onions and sauté on medium heat till light golden. Add the remaining ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add tomato, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for eight to ten minutes or till oil surfaces to the top.

Step 5

Add cooked chops along with the reserved pan juices and continue to simmer for another five to six minutes till all the water has evaporated.

Step 6

Adjust salt. Stir in garam masala powder, coriander leaves and cook for a minute. Serve hot drizzled with lemon juice and garnished with ginger strips.

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