Lamb Kofta

Try tasty skewers of spiced minced lamb with pitta bread For a great Middle Eastern snack,
By Silvena Rowe
Lamb Kofta
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  • Serves: 8
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 1 large onion, grated
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 kg minced lamb, finely ground
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 small bunches coriander, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground allspice, ground
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


1. Place the lamb in a food processor and add the onion and salt. Process until it forms a paste and place in a large bowl.

2. Add the eggs, coriander, cumin, thyme and allspice. Mix really well with wet hands until it forms an almost sticky paste.

3. Prepare a hot grill or griddle and shape the meat into sausage shapes. Oil each sausage and either cook straight away or place on a long metal skewer, flat is best. Grill for about 8 minutes on each side.

4. Serve with falafel and tahini sauce.

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