Coffee and cardamon lamb

Coffee and cardamon lamb

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  • 1.5 kg leg of lamb
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground coffee
  • 2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds, crushed
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Rub the leg of lamb with coffee and spices.

Drizzle with a little olive oil and place in a roasting pan.

For rare, cook 20 minutes per 500g, 30 minutes for medium and 40 minutes for well done.

Allow to rest for 20 minutes before carving. Serve with preserved lemon.

Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
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Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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