Lamb Kofta Recipe with Cucumber Raita

Lamb koftas with roasted peppers and raita

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our super simple recipe for lamb koftas and easy roasted red peppers. This dish is high in protein and low in calories, perfect for a midweek meal for four



  • lean lamb mince 400g
  • dried mint 1 tsp
  • ground cumin ½ tsp
  • ground coriander ½ tsp
  • red peppers 2, cut into strips
  • red onion 1, cut into thin wedges
  • olive oil 2 tsp
  • cherry tomatoes 400g
  • flatbreads 4, to serve
  • rocket to serve
  • lemon ½, wedged to serve


  • greek yogurt 3 tbsp
  • cucumber ½, seeded and grated
  • garlic ½ clove, crushed
  • mint ½ a small bunch, leaves stripped and chopped
  • lemon ½, juiced


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Mix together the lamb mince, dried mint and spices with lots of seasoning. Shape 8 sausage-shaped koftas around 4 metal kebab skewers, put onto a baking tray and chill for 15 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Toss the peppers and onion with the olive oil and some seasoning, tip onto a baking tray and roast for 5 minutes. Add the koftas and cherry tomatoes to the tray and roast for 20 minutes or until the koftas are cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Meanwhile, mix the yogurt, cucumber, garlic, mint and some seasoning with the lemon juice.

  • Step 4

    Carefully remove the kebabs from the skewers and serve in a flatbread with the roasted veg, a little rocket, lemon wedges and a good spoon of the raita.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 297
  • Fat 14.6g
  • Saturates 5.8g
  • Carbs 12g
  • Sugars 10.5g
  • Fibre 4.8g
  • Protein 27g
  • Salt 0.3g