Lamb koftas

Lamb koftas

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(53 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins Per serving


Serves 8
With only 5 ingredients, these lean meatballs couldn't be any easier to make

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal141
  • fat9g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein13g
  • salt0.15g
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  • 500g lamb mince
  • 1 tsp ground cumin



    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 fat garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • oil for brushing


  1. Mix together all the ingredients until well blended. Divide into 8 balls, then roll each ball on a board with a cupped hand to turn them into ovals.

  2. Thread onto 4 metal skewers and brush with oil. To cook on a griddle: heat the pan until you can feel a good heat rising and cook for 3-4 mins each side. Don’t turn until they are well sealed or the meat will stick to the grill or pan. Season if you want, and set aside. Serve the koftas with yogurt and spiced flat breads.

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28th Sep, 2013
Really lovely and very easy to make,went down a storm with adults and children alike...served with Greek salad,mint yoghurt dip and spiced flat breads from this site!! 5 stars!!
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27th Sep, 2013
karen jean
21st Jul, 2013
really good recipe done on bbq and was soo tasty!! :) made a dip with it yoghurt and the flat bread is easy to do...
12th Jun, 2013
Absolutely perfect!
10th Jun, 2013
Quick & easy recipe ,great with a summer salad if you want to avoid the bread and yougourt ! Definetly one to be cooked again!
22nd Apr, 2013
Thoroughly enjoyable meal
4th Apr, 2013
Really easy and very nice. I added salt and an extra teaspoon of cumin and coriander. I cooked them as mini burgers and served them as canapés with mint yoghurt
17th Mar, 2013
Very, very tasty. We like to grill and pile in a wholemeal pitta with salad and tzatziki
24th Feb, 2013
Nice easy recipe, great tasting results. We did with some flat breads, salad, tzatziki and houmous.
10th Feb, 2013
These lamb koftas are delicious and so easy to make! They literally took 15 mins start to end. They needed a little more cooking time than the recipes states, but perhaps i rolled mine a little wide. We had them in wraps with some homemade mint yoghurt and they stuffed two hungry adults!


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