It is important to use "hot" paprika in this recipe, to create the spicy red-chile coating for the lamb chops. Paprika, finely ground dried red-pepper pods, can vary in intensity from mild to pungent; most supermarkets only carry the mild variety. The lamb chops must marinate overnight or up to 3 days before grilling.
Sous vide is a French technique where foods are slowly cooked in a vacuum-sealed pouch inside a circulating water bath, maintaining their full flavor and volume. Use this innovative method to make savory lamb with rosemary from Tasting Table editor Nick Fauchald.
Garam masala is an Indian spice blend available in specialty stores and some supermarkets. To make your own, mix together 1/2 teaspoon each of ground pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, and coriander, along with a generous pinch of cloves.