These tasty meat balls are great as either a main meal or as a party snack.
Serves: 4; Cals per portion: 460
Ingredients:- 675g (1 1/2lb) lean minced lamb; 1 onion, peeled and grated; 5ml (1tsp) salt; 45ml (3 tbsp) fresh chopped mint; 30ml (2 tbsp) chopped parsley; 10ml (2 tsp) ground cumin; 10ml (2 tsp) ground coriander; 1 egg, size 1
Mint dip ingredients: 200g Greek yoghurt; 100g (4 oz) finely diced cucumber; 30ml (2tbsp) fresh chopped mint;
To serve: Warm pitta bread, salad, lemon wedges and sprigs of parsley.
- Place the lamb, onion, salt, herbs, spices and egg in a food processor. Whizz until well blended. Alternatively, place the ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly using clean, wet hands.
- Shape into about 24 small balls. Place under a medium preheated grill for 15-20 mins until golden brown and cooked through, turning frequently.
- Place the yoghurt in a bowl and stir in the cucumber and nearly all the mint. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and garnish with the remaining mint.
- Arrange the hot koftas on a platter with the warm pitta bread, salad and lemon wedges. Garnish with parsley and serve with the mint dip.