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Lamb and chickpea kofte kebabs

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 20 mins

Serves 4, costs under £6.00

Ingredients

  • 1 Pack Minced Lamb (400g) (Lean if possible)
  • 1 Onion (150g)
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil (10g)
  • 1 Can Chick Peas (400g)
  • 1 Teaspoon Curry Paste (5g)
  • 4 Pitta Breads (340g) (large, wholemeal)
  • 2 Tomatoes (170g)
  • 12 Slices Cucumber (72g)
  • 8 Leaves Lettuce (40g)
  • 4 Tablespoons Low Fat Natural Yoghurt (160g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.

Method

  1. Peel and finely chop the onion. 
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion for 5 minutes until lightly browned, then stir in the curry paste.
  3. Start heating the grill so that it is hot when required.
  4. Drain the chickpeas, then crush them with a fork or a potato masher.
  5. Mix the onion, lamb and chickpeas together.
  6. Shape the mix into 8 sausage shapes.
  7. Grill for 8-10 minutes, turning them once.  
  8. Meanwhile, wash and slice the tomatoes and cucumber, and wash and shred the lettuce.
  9. Toast the pitta breads then carefully slit each one open with a knife to make a pocket.
  10. Enjoy the kofte kebab hot, in the pitta bread, with salad and a spoonful of yoghurt.

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