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Masalewale Chaampen (spicy Indian Chops)

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“This recipe is great if you're watching your weight because the chops cook in their own fat - no ghee, oil or butter. My sister says you can even cook these in a slow cooker. They are really easy and taste delicious! Cooking time will depend on how thick your chops are.”
1hr 25mins

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  1. Cut the ginger for the garnish into fine juliennes and immediately marinate in the lemon juice until the chops are ready to be served.
  2. Put all ingredients, except cumin, garam masala and the garnish, in a pan, bring to the boil, cover and simmer until the chops are tender.
  3. Remove the chops and keep aside.
  4. Fry the remaining masala (mixture) until half the liquid has evaporated;Add the cumin, stir for a minute and return the chops to the pan, simmering for 3 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle garam masala and stir, adjusting the seasoning.
  6. To serve, arrange the chops on a flat dish, spread the masala on top, garnish with marinated ginger juliennes and serve with roti.

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