Turkish Lamb Kofta Recipe

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


  1. 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.
  2. Divide the mixture into small portions and roll into oval-shaped meatballs, known as koftas.
  3. Heat some olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the koftas and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until they are fully cooked and golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with some fresh pita bread and a side salad.

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