Restaurant Style At Home Ep 6: New Zealand Lamb Chops With Chef Ajay Chopra

by Bianca Saurastri
Restaurant Style At Home Ep 6:  New Zealand Lamb Chops With Chef Ajay Chopra

In this episode of Curly Tales’  Restaurant Style At Home, we have former Masterchef Judge and food guru, Chef Ajay Chopra who is known for his amazing cooking techniques. We often think that fancy dishes are difficult to cook at home, but Chef will make it seem extremely easy. He will be sharing with us the recipe of New Zealand Lamb Chops with mashed potatoes and pumpkin puree, along with some tricks of the trade.

Ingredients & Recipe

For Mashed Potatoes

4 Peeled and Boiled

For Pumpkin Puree

Olive Oil (1 Tablespoon)
Garlic  (8-9 Cloves)
Pumpkin (250 Gms Peeled & Sliced)
Dried Thyme (2 Gms)
Salt (3 Gms)
Pepper (2 Gms)
Water (100 Ml)

Cover and cook all the ingredients together on a slow flame until the texture is mushy

For Pistachio Crumbs

Bread (1 Slice)
Pistachio (50 Gms Peeled)
Mix it together in the grinder

Marinate The Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops ( 1 Rack)
Olive Oil (1 Tablespoon)
Salt (2 Gms)
Thyme (2 Gms)
Black Pepper (2 Gms)

Cooking Mashed Potatoes

Mash boiled potatoes in sieve, then add:
Milk (100 ml)
Cream (20 gms)
Salt (20 Gms)
Butter (10 Gms)

Let it cool, to get thicker

For Pumpkin Sauce

Grind the puree mixture
Butter (10 Gms)
Cream (20 Gms)

Continue to grind it until smooth

Marinate Beetroot

Beetroot (5-6 Pieces)
Salt (10 Gms)
Pepper ( 10 Gms)
Olive Oil (1/2 Tsp)

Sear The Lamb

Olive Oil (1/2 Tablespoon)
Sear the chop for 2-3 mins on each side
Keep it in the over for 7-8 minutes at 180 degrees

You can then reheat the mashed potatoes, until the consistency is thick. Add the truffle to it.

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Finish off the plating with coating the Lamb Chops with the Pistachio Crumbs along with Mashed Potato Sauce and the Pumpkin Sauce. Garnish it with the beetroot as well. You can make this recipe even with a pair of chicken breasts and it would taste just as good. You can also learn How To Make Mac & Cheese In a Mug 

This amazing restaurant-style dish is something we all are craving for during this lockdown and since we have all the time in our hands, this is the perfect opportunity to try out a new recipe. If you liked this New Zealand Lamb Chops recipe let us know in the comments below. Happy cooking!