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Spicy Beef Koftas

From BBC Food. By Richard Philips, Ready Steady Cook.

Preparation time: Less than 30 minutes

Cooking time: Less than 10 minutes

Makes 5


For the koftas

175g/6oz minced beef

¼ tsp ground turmeric powder

1 garlic clove, peeled

¼ tsp dried chilli flakes

pinch salt

2 tsp dried oregano

2 tsp ground coriander seeds

1 tsp olive oil, for frying

 For the herb salad

small bunch fresh parsley leaves

2 tbsp olive oil

salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. For the koftas, soak five wooden skewers in a bowl of water for ten minutes.

2. Place all of the kofta ingredients except the oil into a food processor and blend together until smooth. Divide the mixture into five equal portions and shape the mixture onto the top half of the skewers.

3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Fry the koftas on both sides for about 5-6 minutes until cooked through.

4. For the herb salad, mix the parsley leaves with the oil and seasoning in a bowl.

5. To serve, place the herb salad in the middle of a plate and arrange the koftas on top.


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