Spiced Lamb and Pistachio Koftas

A tasty meal in the flash of a pan!

Serves: 4
Preparation: 15 minutes plus chilling time
Cooking: 8 minutes


600g minced lamb

½ tsp ground allspice

½ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp ground coriander

¼ cup chopped pistachio nuts, plus extra for serving

1 small onion, grated

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped

½ cup mint leaves, finely chopped

To serve, flat bread, hommous and salad


Place all of the ingredients into a large mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine and form into 12 long patties. Place on a tray, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Preheat a chargrill to moderately high. Cook for 8 minutes or until browned on all sides and cooked through.

Sprinkle with some chopped pistachios and serve with flat bread, hommous and salad.