Grilled Kofta & Avocado Dressing

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  Grilled Kofta & Avocado Dressing

 Another option that is equally good cooked on the barbecue or under the grill   

Grilled Kofta with Avocado Dressing

Serves 4 


  • 450g minced beef or lamb
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped, sautéed in oil till golden and cooled
  • 1 tablesp. scallions, chopped
  • 1 tablesp. chilli oil, optional but nice (see recipe below)
  • Salt and black pepper
Avocado Dressing 
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablesp. greek style natural yoghurt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tablesp. chilli oil
  • Salt and black pepper

To Cook

Mix the mince, onion, scallions, chilli oil (if using) and seasoning well together.  With wet hands shape the mixture onto 4 skewers and grill or barbecue for 5-6 minutes on each side until fully cooked. 

To make the Avocado Dressing: Place all the ingredients in the processor and whiz for a few seconds.  Very good served with grilled kofta or burgers.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the koftas with salad leaves, rice and the avocado dressing


Chilli Oil 
This is a really useful dressing to have on hand, it will spice up lots of meals – lamb cutlers, steaks, pasta sauces etc.

Whiz 2-3 chillies, chopped, including seeds; 1 red pepper, chopped; 2-3 cloves garlic chopped; handful coriander; 250ml oil and seasoning in the processor.  Store in the fridge for up to a week.

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Protein: 30g 

Carbohydrates: 49g 

Fat: 31g 

Iron: 4.1mg 

Energy: 592kcal