Marinated Lamb Popsicles With Fenugreek Cream Curry
- Ready In:
15-20 Lamb Popsicles
For the popsicles
- 2 -3 french cut racks of lamb (with the bone cleaned down to the chop)
- 1⁄4 cup white wine
- 1⁄4 cup grainy yellow mustard
- 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
For the Curry Cream
- 2 tablespoons crushed garlic
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 liter whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves (known as 'kasuri methi')
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
- 1⁄4 teaspoon paprika
- Cut the racks of lamb into the'popsicles' by slicing the chops in between the bones.
- Mix the white wine, mustard and salt together in a large bowl, then add the popsicles, turning to coat them on all sides.
- Cover and set aside in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the whipping cream, salt, paprika, cayenne, fenugreek flakes and lemon juice.
- In a medium-sized, heavy pot, sauté the crushed garlic in the canola oil.
- Once the garlic is golden in colour, add the turmeric, stir and heat for one minute.
- Add the whipping cream mixture, stir and heat on low to medium heat for a few minutes.
- (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.
- Thicken the sauce close to serving time by heating gently.
- Grill the popsicles just before you are ready to serve your meal.
- You can either pour the cream curry over the grilled popsicles or use it as a dipping curry for them.
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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!
I haven't yet made this recipe but we eat at Vij's each time we are in Vancouver and this is our favourite dish - and I am not a huge lamb person! If this is the recipe that they use, try it, try it, try it! Everyone will be blown away and fight over the last few. Would also be great for a cocktail party - very impressive!
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