Vinegar-Marinated Lamb with Potatoes and Mustard Seeds

Syrian Christian Lamb Curry

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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

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When the followers of the Apostle Thomas landed off the coast of Malabar (now known as Kerala) almost 2,000 years ago to spread the word of Christianity, they successfully converted a sect of Hindu Namboodri Brahmins. These Nazranis (followers of Christ from Nazareth who used the rituals and traditions of the Jewish faith) conducted their sermons in the Syrian and Aramaic languages; hence they came to be known as Syrian Christians. Now they are all members of the Roman Catholic Church. Anot