Get ready to indulge in the rich and aromatic flavors of Turkish cuisine with this mouth-watering Lamb Kofta recipe. Made with juicy ground lamb, fragrant spices, and fresh herbs, these meatballs are the perfect addition to any dinner party or family gathering. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is sure to impress your taste buds and leave you wanting more.
- 1 pound ground lamb
- 1/2 cup bread crumbs
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 tsp. ground coriander
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil for frying
- In a large bowl, mix together the ground lamb, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, egg, parsley, mint, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are fully combined.
- Divide the mixture into small portions and roll into oval-shaped meatballs, known as koftas.
- Heat some olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add the koftas and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until they are fully cooked and golden brown.
- Serve hot with some fresh pita bread and a side salad.