Lamb Kofta with Herby Couscous

Bring a taste of the Middle East to your table with these cumin-scented koftas, served with coriander and parsley couscous
Lamb Kofta with Herby Couscous
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 75 g bread, (about 2 slices)
  • 250 g minced lamb
  • 1 small egg, beaten lightly
  • 1 small bunches parsley
  • 1 onion, peeled
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • freshly ground sea salt and black pepper

For the herby couscous

  • 100 g couscous
  • 1 small bunches coriander, chopped in the Braun High Speed Chopper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice


1. Crumb the bread in the Braun High Speed Chopper then add all the other kofta ingredients and mix to a paste.

2. With your hands take generous tablespoons of the paste and roll into 8 x 10cm long sausage shapes then spike on 8 wooden or metal skewers. Place on a piece of foil on the grill pan.

3. Meanwhile preheat the grill. Grill the skewers for about 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through and golden.

4. Meanwhile make the couscous by placing in a large bowl or saucepan. Cover with boiling water and leave, covered to soak and steam. After about 10 minutes or so fluff up with a fork and add all the other ingredients and seasoning. Stir together and serve with the kofta kebabs.

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