Mamsaam Chops Recipe (Lamb Chops in Black Pepper Gravy)

Total Time: 55 minutes

Cuisine: Indian


  • salt
  • green chillies
  • ginger
  • ghee
  • cardamom (elaichi) podsseeds
  • lamb lamb chops
  • red chilli powder
  • black peppercorns y
  • cloves garlic
  • dry red chillies
  • cinnamon stick (dalchini)
  • onion
  • coriander powder
  • turmeric powder
  • cloves (laung)
  • sunflower oil


  • To begin making the Mamsaam Chops recipe, firstly wash and dry the mutton chops and half cook them using a pressure cooker along with 1/2 cup water, salt, turmeric and chilli powder
  • This should take about 3 to 4 whistles
  • Grind together all the ingredients of the masala to a smooth paste using a little water if required in a grinder
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, once the oil is hot add all the dry masalas and fry for 2 minutes till fragrant
  • Add onions and fry till deep brown in colour
  • Stirring so that they don't burn
  • Add the par boiled lamb chops along with water and cook for about 2-3 minutes
  • Now add the ground masala, coriander powder, black pepper and mix well
  • Let it simmer covered till the full is fully cooked and the gravy turns thick
  • Serve Mamsaam Chops as a side dish with hot Steamed Rice, Phulka and Kerala Style Chicken Tomato Roast for a delicious wholesome weekend lunch or dinner