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Beef koftas with pita bread

Recipe from: Beef koftas in pita bread
Mint koftas

Ingredients 12
Servings 4-6
Time 15 MIN

Ingredients

  • 500-750
    g
    lean beef mince
  • 1
    red onion, chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 10
    g
    parsley, chopped
  • 10
    g
    mint, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • oil for frying
  • 4-6
    pitta breads, warmed
  • 125
    ml
    full-cream plain yoghurt
  • 1
    cucumber, julienned
  • red onion, sliced
  • extra mint leaves (optional)
 

Method

20 MIN
 

1 KOFTAS

Cover 6-8 kebab skewers in hot water and set aside to soak.

2 Mix all the ingredients well and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Cover the mixture with cling film and chill for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.

3 Remove the skewers from the water.

Divide the mince mixture into 6-8 equal portions.

Shape each portion into a rugby ball shape and skewer.

4 Heat a little oil in a nonstick pan and fry the koftas in batches until golden brown and done.

5 TO SERVE

Serve the koftas with the pitta bread, yoghurt,cucumber and red onion.

Garnish with extra mint leaves, if using.

 

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