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Lamb Kofta

Perfect for a summer BBQ

25 mins
9 ingredients
$2.29 / person
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Serves = 6

  • 500g lamb mince

  • 1 small eggplant, peeled and chopped into chunks or slices

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin

  • 2 tsp ground coriander

  • 1 small brown onion, finely chopped

  • 1 handful of fresh mint leaves (about ½ bunch, chopped)

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • 2 tsp, crushed garlic

  • 1 egg, lightly whisked

It’s this easy

  • Preheat your grill, oven or BBQ to a medium to high heat (190C).

  • Using a microwave safe steamer, steam eggplant until soft (about 5 minutes). Allow to cool and give the eggplant a big squeeze to remove some of the water.

  • In a large bowl combine lamb mince, steamed eggplant, ground cumin and coriander, onion, garlic, mint, breadcrumbs and the whisked egg, mix until well combined.

  • Using 2-3 tablespoons of the mixture, form a sausage shape around one end of a wooden skewer. Repeat, there should be 2-3 skewers per person.

  • Grill over medium to high heat, turning regularly, until browned on all sides and meat is cooked through.


  • Lean beef mince will also work well in this recipe.


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (870kJ)

  • Protein (21.5g)

  • Total fat (7.8g)

  • Saturated fat (2.2g)

  • Carbohydrate (11.7g); Starch (8.8g), Sugars (2.9g), Added sugars (0.0g), Free sugars (0.0g)

  • Dietary fibre (3.2g)

  • Sodium (144mg)

  • Calcium (79mg)

  • Iron (4.3mg)


Contains: Gluten, Wheat, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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