Spice up your Easter menu with this delicious and easy to prepare lamb dish (Serves 4-6).


2kg de-boned leg of lamb

250ml Greek yoghurt

1 bunch of coriander

10ml chopped garlic

30ml chopped ginger

1 green chilli

5ml ground cumin

5ml ground coriander

5ml turmeric

salt and pepper

grated rind of 1 lime

15ml lime juice


Place the lamb in an ovenproof roasting dish.

Put the yoghurt into a food processor and add the coriander, garlic, ginger, chilli, spices, seasoning, lime rind and juice. Process until smooth.

Spoon this mixture over the lamb making sure it is coated on both sides. Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight if possible.

When you are ready to cook the lamb, bring it to room temperature. Roast at 190°C for 40-50 minutes or until cooked to your liking. Remove from the oven and rest for 10 minutes before slicing.