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Ultimate DIY Lamb Koftas

Lamb Serves 6

This Ramadan AHDB & Shazans have been tasked to provide Iftar meals for the presenters at British Muslim TV, they have enlisted the help of Mr Tee and halal hangouts and their head chef Gregg to deliver 30 different recipes that you can try at home.

The recipes cover all ranges of occasions from hosting a meal for friends and family to quick recipes for those last minute Iftars. Using Lamb, Chicken and Beef from the British isles, prepared by Chef Gregg giving all recipes a British twist.

We will be preparing amazing dishes from around the world to ignite your creativity, tantalise your taste buds and get you cooking this ramadan. Whats more is we will be serving these up to the team at BMTV to keep them powered up well into the night.

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  • Preparation 10 mins plus chilling time
  • Cooking time: 12-16 mins


For the koftas:

500g lean lamb mince

1 small red onion, peeled and chopped

2tbsp freshly chopped parsley

2tbsp freshly chopped mint

Zest and juice of ½ lemon

1tsp dried oregano

Pinch ground coriander

To serve:

4 flatbreads

Salad leaves

Plain yogurt

Greek salad


  1. In a large bowl, season and mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Using slightly damp hands, divide the mixture into six portions. Roll into a sausage shape and mould around 6 short wooden (previously soaked in water) or metal skewers. Chill for 20 mins.
  3. Cook under a moderate grill or a prepared BBQ for 6-8 mins on each side until cooked and meat juices run clear.
  4. Serve flatbreads with salad leaves, a dollop of plain yogurt and Greek salad.


If preferred, shape into 4 burgers and cook for 6-8 mins on each side.  Serve in a burger bun with relishes of your choice.

Meat can bought at Shazans counters operating by Shazans Fresh Halal Market in select Tesco stores & Shazans Select in Morrisons. Or alternatively, Shazans pre-pack available at most retailers.

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