Lamb koftas

Lamb koftas

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(53 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins Per serving

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
    Cumin

    Cumin

    q-min

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

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

    Mint

    mi-nt

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

  • oil for brushing

Method

  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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kmilne702
10th Oct, 2011
3.05
Forgot to rate..
kmilne702
10th Oct, 2011
3.05
Nice but needed much more spice than stated and quite a bit of salt.
sokelengl
21st Jul, 2011
5.05
This is a delicious recipe. I just make it for tonight dinner. Instead of using the recipe to make kebab, I turned it into meat ball. It really compliments well the brinjal pasta. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Tina www.bakingfrenzy.com
sholmesmrs
22nd Apr, 2011
5.05
Also added lemon juice
julieguest
19th Mar, 2011
5.05
will make again and again lov um :)
julieguest
19th Mar, 2011
5.05
will make again and again lov um :)
fleeeur
20th Jan, 2011
I tried these and also added pine nuts to the mixture. My only problem was that they could not stick to the skewers! At the end I added an egg but to no avail so I just presented them as patties with cucumber and mint yogurt dip. Big success!
clareevans
23rd Oct, 2010
5.05
We loved these and will definitely make again. I think they could do with a bit more kick so if I make them again I will add a chilli as someone else suggested. However for a bbq I will stick to the recipe above and shape them into burgers - yum :-))
louiseabrantes
9th Oct, 2010
4.05
Delicious - I flattened them into burgers and fried them.
katiekat
28th Aug, 2010
3.05
Very nice!!! We crumbled in some feta cheese and replaced the coriander with rosemary! Will def be making again!

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