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                        Indian Lamb in Yogurt Sauce
 Recipe By     : Terry Pogue
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Lamb
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      whole         leg of lamb -- partially bones
                         GROUP A
    2      ounces        almonds
    8      ounces        onion -- chopped
    8      cloves        garlic
    4      inch piece    fresh ginger -- in small pieces
    4      whole         green chile -- chopped
    3      tablespoons   plain yogurt of of 1 pint
                         GROUP B
    2      tablespoons   cumin -- ground
    2      teaspoons     coriander -- ground
    3      teaspoons     cayenne
    3 1/2  teaspoons     salt
                         GROUP C
      1/2  tablespoon    whole cloves
   16      whole         cardamom
    1      stick         cinnamon
   10      whole         black peppercorns
                         whole almonds
                         golden raisins
 In a food processor or blender mix 
 In a bowl stir the pint of yogurt (minus the 3 tablespoons) until creamy and
 smooth. Then add the Group A paste and
 Now, put this mixture over, around, and in the leg of lamb. Use a glass pan
 and cover with plastic film. Refridgerate for 24 hours. Glass is used to avoid
 the possible chemical changes in the yogurt.  24 Hours later:  Heat 6
 tablespoons of vegetable oil in pan and add (when hot but not smoking) GROUP C
 A few seconds in hot oil and you pour the spices and hot oil over the lamb.
 Cover it all with foil and bake at 400F for 1 1/2 hours then uncover for 45
 Decorate with whole almonds and golden raisins. Then give it a final 5 minutes
 to finish in the oven.
 I did a flower with the almonds as petals and raisins for the center. Then
 arranged two rows of each down the sides.
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 Per serving: 207 Calories; 11g Fat (43% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 20g
 Carbohydrate; 31mg Cholesterol; 1075mg Sodium
 NOTES : This is my very favorite Indian Lamb Recipe. It’s always a hit with
 guests. Very succulent very pretty.