Spiced Yogurt Lamb Mini Roast Spiced Yogurt Lamb Mini Roast

Spiced Yogurt Lamb Mini Roast

Try this Asian-inspired mini roast that cooks in under an hour, so is a great midweek option and uses only 6 ingredients and Madras curry paste for extra speed.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
30 minutes

3 people


  • 1 x 350-400g lean lamb mini roasting joint (we used thick flank)
  • 3 tablespoons Madras curry paste or curry paste of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons natural yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped coriander


  1. In a small bowl mix together the curry paste, yogurt, garlic and coriander.  Set aside.
  2. Put the lamb on a chopping board, make several slits over the surface and season. Transfer to a plate, brush the yogurt mixture all over.  If time allows cover and marinate the fridge for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C, Fan, Gas Mark 6.  Put the lamb on a metal rack in a small roasting tin lined with foil and cook for 25-30 minutes. Cover with foil if browning too quickly.
  4. Transfer the lamb to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Slice the lamb and serve with saag aloo, spiced carrots and chapatis.