Lamb Koftas with Homemade Tzatziki & Wholemeal Rice

Nutrition per serving

Calories 773 kcal
Protein 37.8 g
Carbs 52.6 g
Fats 45.4 g
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Login Fresh Dill Weed
Login Cucumber, with peel
Login Lemon
Login Garlic
Login Brown Rice (medium-grain)
Login Lamb, ground
Login Greek Yogurt
Login Shawarma Seasoning


  1. Preheat the grill to high heat.
  2. Place the bamboo skewers in some water to prevent them from burning.
  3. Peel/finely dice a quarter clove of garlic.
  4. Chop the dill leaves.


Cooking Instructions

  1. Rinse the rice in a sieve under cold running water for 30 seconds.  Add to a medium pot of lightly salted boiling water and cook for about 20 minutes until tender. Add more water if needed. Drain, return to pot and cover with a cloth until serving.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, add the lamb, shawarma seasoning, ½ of the diced garlic, a pinch of salt and pepper and mix well to combine.
  3. Divide the mixture into 2 equal portions and with damp hands, shape the meat around and along the skewers. Grill near the heat for about 10-12 minutes and turn every few minutes until browned.
  4. To make the Tzatziki, in a small bowl, add 2 tbsp of Greek yoghurt with a ¼ cup of the diced cucumber, ¼ tsp of grated lemon zest, ¼ tsp of lemon juice, the remaining garlic, chopped dill, a pinch of salt and pepper and mix well to combine.
  5. Serve the skewers on top of the rice with the Tzatziki on the side.


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