Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining out is enjoyable, but wouldn't you like to make restaurant quality meals at home? Better yet, why not make the exact dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local restaurants. Moffly Media looked to the area chefs and restaurateurs for recipes to their most popular dishes and they were happy to oblige. We have collected them all in our virtual recipe box and organized them by contributor and category. Bon appetit!


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Burra Chops

Contributed by: Coromandel
Cusine: Indian
# of Servings: 4
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chile powder
  • 2 ounces garlic paste
  • 2 ounces ginger paste
  • 3 pounds rack of lamb, Frenched
  • 1 Spanish onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 ounces minced lamb
  • 2 ounces tomato pure
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 2 ounces dill leaves, chopped
  1. In a large bowl, combine half sour cream with half of all spices and half of both garlic and ginger pastes.

  2. Split lamb chops and remove fat.
  3. Place chops in sour-cream mix to marinate for one hour.
  4. Saute onion in hot oil, add remaining ginger and garlic paste, and stir until golden brown.
  5. Add reserved spices and cook.
  6. Stir in minced lamb and tomato puree and cook until semi-dry.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Roast lamb chops under the broiler or on a barbecue grill.
  9. Brown butter, add dill leaves and lamb sauce.
  10. Nap lamb chops with sauce and serve hot, accompanied by selection of sauteed vegetables.