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Tandoori Beef or Lamb

Serves 6
Time 2 hr 15 min
Simple and delicious, tandoori is a good introduction to Indian cuisine. Its bright red color suggests a slightly spicy flavor. We use paprika to create the traditional color and combine with classic Indian spices to bring out the full flavor of beef or lamb. A less-visible ingredient in this lively dish is yogurt, which acts as the tenderizing agent.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 pounds boneless beef steak (such as sirloin) or boneless lamb
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Method

Put yogurt, oil, garlic, ginger, coriander, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, turmeric, paprika and salt into a large bowl and whisk together to combine. 

Add beef or lamb, toss to coat, cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours. (Do not leave in marinade longer than 4 hours as the acidity in the yogurt will over-tenderize the meat.) 

Preheat grill. 

Remove meat and discard marinade. 

Grill beef or lamb, turning once, until desired doneness. 

Transfer to plates and serve.

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  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 pounds boneless beef steak (such as sirloin) or boneless lamb
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Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.