Cumin & Mint Koftas with Summer Tabbouleh

Cumin & Mint Koftas with Summer Tabbouleh

Cumin & Mint Koftas with Summer Tabbouleh

Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cook Time
15 Minutes
These delicately flavoured Koftas are great cooked on the barbecue and go extremely well with the light and refreshing flavours of tabbouleh.
  • 1/4 cucumber, diced

  • Black Peppercorns Mill

  • 450 gram (1 pound) lamb or pork mince

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped

  • zest and juice of 2 lemons

  • 2 teaspoon Ground Cumin

  • 1 tablespoons Mint Herb

  • 125 gram (5 ounce) bulgar wheat

  • 2 tomatoes, diced

  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

  • Sea Salt

  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water to prevent burning.


  • 1 Form the mixture into kofta shapes around the wooden skewers.
  • 2 Place the mince, ½ the red onion, juice and zest of 1 lemon, Cumin and Mint in a large bowl, season well and blend together with your hands.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook.
  • 4 Cook on the barbecue or under a pre-heated medium-heat grill for 10-15 minutes, or until cooked through, turning occasionally.
  • 5 Meanwhile, cook the bulgar wheat according to the packet instructions. Stir in the zest and juice of the other lemon, the remaining onion, cucumber, tomato and olive oil. Season to taste.