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Lamb Kofta's with Pitta Bread and Raita Dip


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  • 1 kilo of Ground Lamb Mince
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Clove of Garlic (finally chopped or pressed)
  • 2 Tsp Ground Parsley
  • 1 Small Onion (finally chopped or grated)
  • Salt & Pepper to season
  • 6 Pitta Breads


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 7mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Put the Minced Lamb into a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Add the Cumin, Garlic, Parsley and Onion.

Step 3

Mix well and add the Salt & Pepper to season.

Step 4

Divide the mix into 24 pieces and roll into rugby shaped kofta's.

Step 5

Fry on a medium heat for 7 minutes turning often until cooked through.
Cook in the oven on 190/170 (fan) Degrees C for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Sprinkle a few drops of water on to the Pittas and grill for 1-2 minutes until they puff up.

Step 7

Cut them in half, open out to make pockets, put 2 Kofta's in each half. Serve with Raita and salad.


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