Mrs Balbir Singh's | Masala Chops

Indian Masala Lamb Chops Recipe - by the award-winning Mrs Balbir Singh

Indian Masala Lamb Chops

For luscious lamb chops grilled to perfection. Simply exquisite whatever the occasion.

A signature dish of undivided India’s north-west frontier. These luscious lamb chops have been perfected over decades. Easily create an unforgettable dining experience for your family and friends. Simply marinade, pan cook and finish on or under the grill to take your tastebuds on a culinary journey like no other.

Category: Kebabs & Roasted Meats

Recipe: 212



  • 8 Small-Medium Lamb Chops/Cutlets french-trimmed (Approx 500g)



  • 2 tbsp Oil 


  • 1 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves, chopped for garnishing

*Measurements refer to level measuring spoons


Step 1:  

Flatten chops a little with meat hammer, and trim any extra fat if desired.


Step 2:  

In a large bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients. Add the chops and mix until the chops are well coated. Leave to marinate in the fridge for 4 hours, or overnight. 


Step 3: 

Remove from the fridge and let the chops come down to room temperature. Heat oil in a large shallow pan and put the chops in. Cook covered on a medium heat for 6-7 minutes. Turn and cook uncovered for another 6-7 minutes.

Step 4: 

Transfer chops onto a tray and place under a hot grill. Then grill for 4-5 mins or until you get a slight char. 


To Serve:

Sprinkle with finely chopped fresh coriander leaves. Perfect with Mrs Balbir Singh's Mint & Coriander Chutney or Mint & Yoghurt Chutney.

Mrs Balbir Singh 
Award-winning godmother of Indian home cooking, and author of Mrs Balbir Singh's Indian Cookery, as featured in "The Best Indian Cookbooks Ever, as Judged by the Experts" - The Telegraph (UK)