Indian Roasted Goat Leg


  • 1.5kg boned goat leg
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • Ground rock or sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (250ml natural yoghurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to (190C)
  • Use a sharp knife and make some small incisions around the goat le. Tiny slivers of garlic can be placed inside each incision
  • Put the goat leg into lightly oiled roasting pan
  • Drizzle the virgin olive oil over the goat leg
  • Season the outside of the leg with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Put the pan into the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Mix the yoghurt, crushed garlic, grated ginger, cumin, cinnamon and garam masala and stir until well mixed
  • Remove the goat from the oven and coat the meat with the spicy yoghurt mixture.
  • Place back in the oven for 20 minutes. Brush the meat with the mixture every 7-8 minutes
  • Take out of the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes
  • Slice the goat into thin slices and serve