How to make Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes -

Lamb shanks braised with vegetables and Indian masalas and served with mashed potatoes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lamb shanks (मटन टाँग की नली), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes

Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Braised Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  • Lamb shanks cut into pieces 1

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 4 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Carrot finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Onions finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Heavy Cream 1 cup

  • Butter at room temperature 2 tablespoons

  • Potato peeled and cut into dices 1/2 medium

  • Vegetable stock 3 cups

  • Dried basil 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Basil leaves 2


Step 1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add salt and refined flour to lamb shank pieces and mix well. Place these in the pan and sauté till well browned from all sides.

Step 3

Add carrot, onion and celery. Mix well and sauté further.

Step 4

Add diced potatoes, mix and sauté further. Add vegetable stock, stir and reduce heat. Add dried basil, dried fenugreek leaves and garam masala powder. Stir to mix, cover and simmer for ½ an hour.

Step 5

Take boiled potatoes in a bowl. Add cream, salt and butter and mash well with a masher.

Step 6

Warm the mashed potatoes and place in a serving dish. Place the braised lamb on it, garnish with torn basil leaves and serve hot.

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