Lamb Koftahs


• 500 gm ground lamb

• 2 tbsp olive oil

• 1 onion, finely chopped

• 2 garlic cloves, minced

• 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

• 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves

• A pinch of ground cinnamon

• 1 tsp ground coriander

• 1 tsp turmeric powder

• 1 tsp ground cumin

• 1 tsp cayenne pepper

• ¼ tsp ground black pepper

• Salt to taste


Combine the lamb with the spices, chopped leaves, garlic and onion and mix well; season with salt and pepper.

• Rub some oil on your palm, take little portions of the mixture in your hand and shape them up into small balls or koftas.

• Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat and brown the koftas until they are cooked thoroughly.

• Serve hot with a wedge of lemon at its side or with an accompaniment of your choice.

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