How to Make Delicious Cumin Lamb? A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a different cut of lamb for this recipe?
A: Yes, while leg of lamb is recommended, other cuts can be used, just adjust cooking time accordingly.

Q: Is it necessary to marinate the lamb for 15 minutes?
A: Marinating helps to tenderize and infuse flavor, but if short on time, a shorter marination can still yield good results.

Q: Can I substitute cumin powder with whole cumin?
A: Yes, but toast whole cumin seeds first to enhance their flavor before adding them to the dish.

Cumin Lamb Recipe


  • 500g leg of lamb
  • 50g cilantro (coriander)
  • Cumin powder, to taste
  • Chili powder, to taste
  • 1 onion
  • Salt, to taste
  • White pepper powder, to taste
  • Cooking oil, as needed
  • Chicken essence, to taste (optional)
  1. Cut the lamb into slices. Add salt, white pepper powder, and a bit of cooking oil. Mix well and marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, stir-fry the lamb until it separates, then add onion strips and stir-fry until evenly mixed.
  3. Add chili powder, cumin, and chicken essence. Stir-fry over high heat. Add cilantro before serving.
  4. Your cumin lamb is ready to enjoy!
  • High in protein
  • Contains beneficial herbs and spices
  • Can be adjusted for lower fat content by choosing leaner cuts of lamb
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