Lamb Shanks Slow Cooked in Spices.


Lamb shanks- 6 pieces.

For marinate:

Cumin seeds, fennel seeds, turmeric, black pepper, salt, garlic ground- 1 teaspoon each.

Olive oil- 2 tablespoons.

For the sauce:

Red onion- 1 chopped.

Brown onion- 1 chopped.

Garlic- 6 cloves, chopped.

Red chilli- 1 chopped.

Coconut cream- 1 can.


Grind all the marinate spices (without oil) together, add oil and grind again.

Rub the marinade mixture into each lamb shank. Let it marinade overnight.

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Heat an oil in a frying pan and cook each shank in batches, till sealed and browned. Transfer to a slow cooker bowl.

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Add the oil to the same frying pan and add all the rest of ingredients, apart from coconut cream. Cook till veggies are softened. Add coconut cream and cook for a new couple of minuets.

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Pour the sauce over the shanks, in the slow cooker and set it to 3 hours.


Save with couscous.)



  1. youthfoodblog August 12, 2016 at 11:31 pm

    Lamb shank has been my favorite order at restaurants lately. I wish I could cook it by myself. Now your recipe gives me a good start 🙂

  2. lynne hoareau August 8, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    I am going to love this Alina. Lamb Shanks are the best, and I love the spices you have used. Can’t wait to try this.

    1. Alina August 9, 2016 at 1:42 am

      Thank you, Lynne x, please let me know 🙂

  3. Javy Dreamer August 8, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    Reblogged this on Recipe Dreams.


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