1x2kg leg of lamb
60ml (4tbsp) soft butter
4 garlic cloves, crushed
salt and freshy ground black pepper to taste
5 ml (1tsp) cumin
½ tsp saffron threads
1/ tsp turmeric
15ml (1tbsp) olive oil
3 onions, thickly sliced
250ml (1 cup) beef stock
1.Preheat the oven to 130º C.
2.With a sharp knife make small cuts all over the leg of lamb.
3.Mix the garlic, salt and pepper, cumin, saffron, turmeric and olive oil and rub over the leg.
4.Arrange the onion slices at the bottom of a roasting tin and pour in the beef stock. Place the lamb on top, cover with foil and roast for 7 – 8 hours. Set aside.
5.Increase the oven temperature to 200º C.
6.Remove the foil from the lamb and roast uncovered for 20 minutes until browned. Let the meat rest for 0 minutes before carving.
7.Serve with Spekko Long Grain Parboiled Rice.