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Lamb Köfte Mini Pita Burgers

Regular burgers are so passé — give this lamb köfte pita version a go instead!

Recipe

Ingredients

  • For the burgers
  • 400g minced lamb
  • 1 small onion, coarsely grated
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped or grated
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • To serve
  • 4 pitta bread
  • 2 tomatoes, halved and sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced (optional)
  • small pot plain yogurt

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Place the mince into a large bowl with all the the onion, garlic, garam masala, cilantro and chilli flakes and a good pinch of salt. Mix well with your hands. Pat the mix into small burgers.
  2. To cook, heat grill to its highest setting and lay the burgers in a single layer on a baking tray (you may need to do this in batches, depending on how big your tray is).
  3. Grill on the highest shelf for 5-6 mins on each side until browned and cooked through. Pile burgers onto a platter and serve with all the accompaniments, so everyone can construct their own sandwich.