Lamb with Cumin and Sesame Seeds Recipe

Lamb with Cumin and Sesame Seeds Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

30 ml/2 tbsp olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon
45 ml/3 tbsp sesame seeds, crushed
15 ml/1 tbsp cumin seeds, crushed
1 garlic clove, crushed

2.5 ml/0.5 tsp cayenne
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 lamb fillets
45 ml/3 tbsp chopped mint
150 ml/0.25 pt plain yoghurt
Pilau Rice, to serve

Method :

Mix together all the ingredients except the lamb, mint and yoghurt and spread the mixture over the fillets. Leave to marinate overnight. Bake in a preheated oven at 230C/450F/gas mark 8 for 15 minutes, then reduce the heat to 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for a further 15 minutes until cooked through. Cut the fillets into thin slices, season to taste and pour the meat juices over. Stir the mint into the yoghurt. Serve the lamb with the minted yoghurt and Pilau Rice.

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