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Pakistani Lamb Chops

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This lamb chop dish has a delicious sweet and savory gravy made of caramelized onions. Goes great with some naan or rice."
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1 h 10 m servings 452
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown lamb chops on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  2. Stir in green cardamom, black cardamom, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, and cumin seeds until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add onions, garlic, and ginger; cook until onion is golden brown, about 10 minutes. Mix in chile powder, turmeric, and salt; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add browned lamb, water, tomatoes, and chile peppers. Simmer over low heat until lamb is tender and all water has evaporated and onions have disintegrated into a thick gravy, about 40 minutes. Serve garnished with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 452 calories; 30.3 20.2 25.5 90 115 Full nutrition

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Another great lamb recipe! It’s different than any I’ve used and a nice variation. I couldn’t find any black cardamom so I used 4 green pods. I wasn’t sure whether to add them whole and green o...

As good as it gets. You can see in my posted picture, it looks as good as it tastes! Happy cooking everyone!