Tandoori lamb skewers with crunchy slaw & raita

Tandoori lamb skewers with crunchy slaw & raita

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2
Flavourful lamb and superhealthy slaw will see you well on your way to your five-a-day and out of the kitchen in 20 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Uncooked lamb can be frozen
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal441
  • fat18g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars16g
  • fibre8g
  • protein30g
  • salt1.14g
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  • 4 tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp tandoori paste
  • 175g leg of lamb steak, all visible fat removed, cubed



    A lamb is a sheep that is under 1 year old; between 1 and 2 years old you will find it sold as…

  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 2 wholemeal chapatis

For the slaw

  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into strips with a peeler



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • ¼ white cabbage, shredded
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tsp olive oil
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    Olive oil

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  • 1 tsp mustard seeds


  1. In a medium bowl, combine 2 tbsp of yogurt with the tandoori paste. Add lamb, mixing to coat all the pieces. Make raita with the remaining yogurt, 1 tbsp of the chopped coriander and some seasoning, then set aside. For the slaw, mix together all of the vegetables and the remaining coriander in a large bowl, then stir in the lime juice, oil and mustard seeds.

  2. Heat the grill to high. Divide the lamb between 4 skewers, grill for 3-4 mins each side, until lightly charred and cooked through. Serve with the slaw, raita and warmed chapatis.

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Frantic Flapjack
31st Jan, 2011
Okay but quite boring.
19th Jan, 2011
OK amazingly simple.Would not normally choose 'short cut' recipes ie with tandoori paste but the lamb (fillet) was really good.My guy hates coleslaw so axed that but we/he did make our own raita.30 mins in oven - superb !
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