Braised Lamb Shanks With Garlic And Indian Spices Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Braised Lamb Shanks with Garlic and Indian Spices is a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines tender lamb shanks with a blend of Indian spices. The lamb shanks are slow-cooked in a rich and fragrant sauce, resulting in meat that is fall-off-the-bone tender. The garlic adds a subtle sweetness, while the Indian spices add a depth of flavor and a touch of heat. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy dinner at home.

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Non Vegdiet
3hr total
3hr total
Braised Lamb Shanks With Garlic And Indian Spices

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Ingredients for Braised Lamb Shanks With Garlic And Indian Spices Recipe

  • 1 Lamb Shanks
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Braised Lamb Shanks With Garlic And Indian Spices Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a large oven-safe pot over medium-high heat. Brown the lamb shanks on all sides, then remove from the pot and set aside.
  • STEP 4.In the same pot, add the onions, garlic, ginger, and Indian spices. Cook until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • STEP 5.Add the tomato paste and cook for another minute.
  • STEP 6.Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • STEP 7.Return the lamb shanks to the pot, cover, and transfer to the preheated oven.
  • STEP 8.Braise the lamb shanks for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until the meat is tender and easily pulls away from the bone.
  • STEP 9.Remove the lamb shanks from the pot and keep warm.
  • STEP 10.Skim off any excess fat from the cooking liquid and strain the sauce.
  • STEP 11.Serve the lamb shanks with the sauce and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • STEP 12.Enjoy the flavorful and tender Braised Lamb Shanks with Garlic and Indian Spices!

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier dish, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red chili flakes.
  • Serve the lamb shanks with naan bread or basmati rice for a complete meal.
  • Make sure to brown the lamb shanks well before braising to develop a rich flavor.
  • If you don't have an oven-safe pot, you can transfer the lamb shanks to a baking dish before placing them in the oven.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover lamb shanks can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the lamb shanks and sauce in a pot over low heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the braised lamb shanks with garlic and Indian spices as a main course with a side of vegetables or a salad.
calories per serving
12 g Fat3 g Protein12 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp