Ainy Cooks

main leg roastThis is Chef Zakir’s recipe but my mother gave a twist to this recipe.In my opinion this is no fail classic recipe. Perfect for Eid ul Adha parties menu…:)


Mutton/ lamb leg1, remove large bone
Saltto taste or 3-4 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste3 tbsp
Lemon juice 5-6 tbsp
Red chili flakes1 tbsp
Red chilli powder1 tbsp
Chat masala1 tbsp
Cumin powder1 tbsp
Coriander roasted and crushed seeds1 tbsp
All spice powder1/2 tbsp
Papaya paste3 tbsp
Oil4 tbsp


leg marinate

  • Remove excess fat and wash it, let it dry for few minutes then prick it with knife deeply.
  • Rub salt and ginger garlic paste for few minutes on both sides. Again prick.
  • In a small bowl add all ingredients and mix well.
  • Apply on both sides of leg.
  • Cover with cling sheet and place in fridge over night.
  • Next day place in a large pot and pour over all spices and juices. Cover with lid and cook for 20-25 minutes.Do not add extra water.
  • Now after 20 minutes you can either bake or fry this leg. Sprinkle chat masala before serving.
  • Bake it at 200c for 1 hour. In a greased baking tray place leg and pour remaining sauce over it. Bake.

leg oast down

  • Serve with baked potato wedges. Just toss potatoes with salt and pepper and place on greased tray and bake till tender and crispy from outside.
  • I have served mixed beans salad and macroni salad with leg roast.Recipes of both salads, i will post in few days.

salad wd leg roast

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