5 whole cloves of garlic
2 red whole chilies
2 teaspoon mustard powder or Dijon mustard
2tblsp roasted coriander seeds
1 small bunch of fresh coriander leaves
2tblsp olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper , be generous
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
2 kg whole leg of lamb
Preheat oven to 180C .
In a small kitchen processor , put all herbs and spices. Grind till a fine smooth paste. Add some water if too dry or more olive oil.
Make deep slits with a sharp knife in your meat. Smear the paste well into slits .
Seal your lamb on a hot grill if you wish, then place it in the oven on a rack.
Cook lamb for an hour and half to two hours till well done.
Remove from oven cover with foil and allow to rest for 10-15mins.
Serve with roasted potatoes.
INFO / TIPS
Adapted from Muslim women magazine-May 2015