Lamb Koftas with Couscous and Yogurt Sauce 

Lamb Koftas with Couscous and Yogurt Sauce


Preparation:50 min
Ready in:50 min


For servings

For the lamb koftas
300 gramsGround lamb
1stale White roll
½ bunchesCilantro finely chopped
1Garlic clove finely chopped
1 teaspoonCurry powder
2 tablespoonsSunflower oil
freshly ground Pepper
For the couscous
350 gramsCouscous cooked
2Bell pepper
100 gramsPine nuts
2 tablespoonsCilantro finely chopped
3 tablespoonsParsley finely chopped
Olive oil cold pressed
Pepper freshly ground
3 tablespoonsLemon juice freshly squeezed
For the yogurt sauce
150 gramsYogurt (0.1% fat)
1 tablespoonfresh Cilantro chopped
2 teaspoonsfresh Peppermint chopped
½ teaspoonsgrated Lemon peel


1 For the lamb koftas: Soak the bread in a little lukewarm water. Squueze the bread dry and place in a bowl with minced lamb, egg, cilantro, chopped garlic and curry powder. If necessary add bread crumbs so that the mixture is easy to shape. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a skillet, shape the lamb mixture into patties and saute 3 minutes per side.
2 For the couscous: Rinse the peppers, halve lengthwise and remove the seeds and white ribs and cut into small cubes. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a pan and saute the peppers over medium heat, stirring occasionally until tender,  5-6 minutes. Stir in the pine nuts and cook briefly. Add the couscous and herbs, and saute, stirring for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the lemon juice and serve with the koftas and the yogurt sauce.
3 For the yogurt sauce: Mix all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve.


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