Kofte Kebabs

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Servings: 4
READY IN
23mins
Ingredients
  • For the Kebabs
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1⁄2 lb ground chuck
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 3⁄4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • For the Cucumber-Mint Sauce
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1⁄2 cucumber, peeled,seeded,and diced
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 pita bread or 4 nane lavash bread, warmed
Directions
  • Mix together yogurt, cucumber, mint, salt, and garlic for the cucumber-mint sauce in a small bowl and keep chilled while preparing kebabs.
  • Combine ingredients for kebabs in a bowl and mix together, squeezing with fingers to incorporate until smooth.
  • Shape the meat into 8 flat torpedo shapes, about 5-inches long by 2-inches wide.
  • Prepare grill or heat skillet.
  • Cook kebabs for 6-8 minutes, turning to cook all sides.
  • Serve 2 kebabs on each pita or lavash with cucumber-mint sauce.
 

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