• Lamb Kofta

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    HomeInternationalMiddle EasternLamb Kofta Lamb Kofta Recipe By Praveen Kumar | Published June 25, 2019 | Middle Eastern, Mutton and Lamb | No Comment Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp The word Kofta is derived from the Persian verb “koftan” which means “to grind”, referring to the meatballs made from ground meat. Koftas are meatballs made with beef, chicken, lamb or pork.Its origin lies in the Middle East but it has been cooked in various ways in different parts of our country. A certain type of meat is mixed well with rich spices to make the kofta mixture. The same is then molded on skewers and cooked by frying or grilling.Lamb Kofta is a dish prepared with a mixture of minced lamb and aromatic spices. The mixture is then shaped into balls or patties as per the preference and then grilled on skewers.It can be served as an appetizer or a side dish with biryani or any other regular meal preparation. It can be eaten with bread or can be rolled into a chapati for a quick snack.As an appetizer, Lamb Kofta can be served with refreshing green chutney to make the dish even more palatable.Endless variations of Koftas are made and relished in different parts of Middle Eastern countries and in the Indian sub-continent too. There are lots of other meats that can be tried if one does not prefer lamb meat.A quick garlic dip made from curd and finely chopped garlic pieces can be a perfect match for koftas. Vegetarian options like soya chunks/ nutrella or koftas made from potatoes, paneer or bottle gourd can also be used to make scrumptious koftas.Adding minced vegetables, toasted nuts, and fresh herbs can give the kofta a deep and satiating flavor. Lamb koftas can be placed in a serving plate or can be left on the skewers while serving for convenience.Garnishing with lemon and some beautifully browned onions enhances the beauty of this exotic dish. It is a favorite of many and a must have for the ones who haven’t tasted it yet.This particular recipe made out of lamb melts in the mouth and its aroma complements its mouth-watering taste perfectly.A quick and easy to made Middle Eastern dish that can be served for any meal. Best served with lemon wedges along with naan or biryani.  Print Recipe0 from 0 votesLamb KoftaLamb Kofta is a dish prepared with a mixture of minced lamb and aromatic spices .Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsCourse: Appetizer, Main Course, SnackCuisine: Middle EasternKeyword: kofta, lambIngredients for Lamb Kofta250 g Minced Lamb1/2 cup Breadcrumbs1 Onion small, finely chopped1 Egg beatenhandful Mint Leaves finely choppedhandful Coriander Leaves finely chopped1 tsp Cinnamon Powder1 tsp Cardamom Powder1 tsp Cumin Powder1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder1 tsp Turmeric Powderas per taste Saltas per taste Black Pepper Powder little Olive OilOptional Ingredients:1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste1/4 tsp Red Chilli FlakesHow to make Lamb KoftaCombine the minced lamb and breadcrumbs in a bowl.Mix well.Add the onions, mint leaves, coriander leaves, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.Sprinkle some salt and pepper powder.Mix well.Add the egg and mix again until all ingredients are evenly combined.Make small balls of the mixture and insert a skewer into the center.Gently press the mixture around the skewer and keep aside.Heat a grill pan over medium flame.Add some olive oil and grill the prepared koftas until golden brown on all sides.Remove and serve with naan/parathas and lemon wedges.image via You might also like these recipes Lebanese Chicken Wraps Fried Eggplant Salad Grilled Lamb Chops Latest Recipes நுங்கு இளநீர் ஜூஸ் Shahi Paneer Lamb Kofta Latest Food Blogs What Should You Eat When Strength Training In the ultra modern world that we live in, every human being desires to have a fit and active lifestyle to make the most out... 5 Health Benefits Of Choosing A Low Carb Diet A low carbohydrate (carb) diet refers to a limitation of carbohydrates intake in our diet and instead addition of foods... A Teenager’s Nutritional Needs When a kid is making their way into the league of teens along with attaining a sense of liberty he or she will grow... Feel free to comment or share your thoughts on this Lamb Kofta Recipe from Awesome Cuisine. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Sign up to our newsletter report this ad

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