Barbecued Lamb Leg Recipe

Barbecued Lamb Leg Recipe

Ingredients :

1/2 kg

1 tablespoon


Marinade - 1

1/2 cup

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


Marinade - 2

1 1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

Whole leg of lamb




Curd, whisked

Garlic paste

Ginger paste

Tenderon powder

Lime juice


Ground mint leaves

Ground coriander leaves



Garam masala powder

Red chili powder

Powdered mace

Powdered nutmeg

Method :
  • Wash leg and pat dry.

  • Make deep cuts in the meat right up to the bone, about 4 cm apart.

  • Combine ingredients for first marinade, rub into meat, making sure the marinade enters the cuts, and marinate for 6-8 hours.

  • Mix together ingredients for second marinade, rub into meat and leave for 10 minutes longer.

  • Grill over a charcoal fire, turning and basting frequently till well browned.

  • You may also roast the leg in an oven preheated to 200oC for 12-15 minutes.

  • Reduce heat to 150oC and roast for 25 minutes more.

  • Baste occasionally while roasting.

  • Serve with lime slices.

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