Lamb Kofta and Garlic Tahini Sauce

Are you ready to embark on a quirky and fun culinary escapade that will leave you craving for more? Meet Lamb Kofta with Garlic Tahini Sauce, the flavor-packed delight that’s here to elevate your taste buds to new heights!

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lamb kofta recipe

At the heart of this whimsical dish lies the star of the show – ground lamb! Its rich and succulent texture adds a delightful twist to the flavor palette.

But wait, there’s more! Lamb Kofta embraces a medley of exotic spices and aromatic herbs that dance harmoniously with the ground lamb. Each bite is an explosion of savory goodness that will have you doing a happy food dance in your kitchen.

lamb kofta recipe

Enter the dazzling Garlic Tahini Sauce – a velvety concoction of garlic and tahini that adds a creamy, tangy dimension to the dish. It’s the perfect partner in crime for the bold flavors of the Lamb Kofta, creating a culinary duo that’s truly unbeatable!

So, whether you’re a foodie explorer or just someone with a zest for bold tastes, Lamb Kofta with Garlic Tahini Sauce is the answer to your flavor prayers. Brace yourself for a thrilling culinary adventure that will make your taste buds sing with delight. Get ready to savor every quirky and fun bite of this tantalizing dish! Your palate will thank you for this flavor expedition!

A very generous thank you to  Northumberlamb for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.

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lamb kofta recipe

Lamb Kofta with Garlic Tahini Sauce

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Lamb Kofta

  • 2 lbs ground lamb
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 12 chopped chives
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Garlic Tahini Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Place all of the garlic Tahini sauce into a bowl and mix well, refrigerate until needed.
  2. Pre-heat grill to 350 degrees.
  3. Cover 8 wooden skewers with water and set aside.
  4. Place all of the ingredients for the kofta into a bowl and mix until well combined.
  5. Divide the meat mixture into 8 portions and form into a ball.
  6. Take each portion of lamb and form in around the skewer, lengthen it until it is about 3″ long, compressing the meat tightly so that it doesn’t fall apart.
  7. Lightly brush the skewers with oil and place on the grill, cook on each side for 4-5 minutes, the internal temperature of the skewers should read 165. Do not over cook.
  8. Serve with garlic tahini sauce.

  • Category: appetizers, entrees, lamb, recipes