Masala Chaamp

Well-Seasoned Braised Lamb Chops

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Instant Indian: Classic Foods from Every Region of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

By Rinku Bhattacharya

Published 2018

  • About

This recipe for lamb chops is from Hyderabad in South India. The original recipe includes multiples steps, but I managed to cut them down by adding in the process of marinating. This dish requires a little planning, but practically no hands-on involvement or time.


  • 2 pounds lamb rib chops
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large


Marinate lamb chops

  1. Place the fennel seeds, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, cloves, ginger, and salt in a blender with 2 tablespoons water. Pulse several times to break down the ingredients and then grind to a smooth puree. (Alternately, grind the dry spices to a powder in a spice mill and then blend with the ginger an