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Lamb Koftas With Mint Yoghurt Sauce

Cook/Prep Time:

45 Minutes


340 Calories


3 Servings


  • 500g Lamb mince

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1 white onion, chopped

  • 2 tsp ground cumin

  • 2 tsp ground coriander

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the sauce:

  • 100g Fat Free natural yoghurt

  • ½ juiced lemon

  • 5 fresh chopped mint leaves

  • ½ clove of garlic, crushed


1. Heat a saucepan add ½ tbsp of oil, add the chopped onion and crushed garlic until soft and golden. Once cooked transfer into a large bowl.

2. Add the lamb mince, cumin, coriander to the bowl with the onion mixture and season with salt and pepper.

3. Using your hands make 8 evenly sized patties with the meat mixture, place on plate and put in fridge to firm up for 30 minutes.

4. While the koftas are in the fridge, make your mint sauce. Add the yoghurt, mint, lemon juice and ½ clove of garlic to a small bowl and stir until combined.

5. Place a pan on a medium-high heat and add the remaining oil to the pan. Cook the koftas 5 minutes on each side, ensuring they are cooked in the middle.

6. Serve with salad

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