Marinated Lamb Popsicles With Fenugreek Cream Curry

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is a signature dish at Vij's Indian restaurant in Vancouver BC. It is one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten at.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the racks of lamb into the'popsicles' by slicing the chops in between the bones.
  2. Mix the white wine, mustard and salt together in a large bowl, then add the popsicles, turning to coat them on all sides.
  3. Cover and set aside in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the whipping cream, salt, paprika, cayenne, fenugreek flakes and lemon juice.
  5. In a medium-sized, heavy pot, sauté the crushed garlic in the canola oil.
  6. Once the garlic is golden in colour, add the turmeric, stir and heat for one minute.
  7. Add the whipping cream mixture, stir and heat on low to medium heat for a few minutes.
  8. (the water in the whipping cream will evaporate, thickening the sauce. If your heat is too high, the cream will separate.) If making the sauce a day ahead, let the garlic mixture cool completely, then add to the cream mixture and refrigerate.
  9. Thicken the sauce close to serving time by heating gently.
  10. Grill the popsicles just before you are ready to serve your meal.
  11. You can either pour the cream curry over the grilled popsicles or use it as a dipping curry for them.


Most Helpful

This was very yummy and relatively easy to make. I used baby lamb french cut chops (more tender) and reduced the amount of the whipping cream a bit (2/3 L). Used the sauce as a dipping sauce and there was plenty of sauce to use. The kasuri methi complements the lamb very well - DH & guests enjoyed this very much!

Sweet'n'Spicy Chef July 10, 2006

I had this dish at Vij's restaurant and IT WAS SO GOOD IT MADE ME CRY! Everyone should try this once before they die!!

ChefRachel.L February 01, 2008

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