Beef Kofta with Chickpea Salad

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Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 400 grams chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 350 grams mixed cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 8 radishes, sliced
  • 1 handful of mint
  • 1 handful of dill
  • 1 drizzle of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 lemon’s grated peel
  • 1 small yogurt to drizzle

Main Ingredients:

  • 500 grams mince mixture
  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water

Spice Dust:

  • 3 tablespoons of cumin
  • 3 tablespoons of coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon of dried chilli flakes, optional
  • 1 dash of olive oil
  • 1 large brinjal, sliced

Method:

Shape balls of mince around skewers and refrigerate to set.

Crush spices using pestle and mortar.

Brush kebabs with oil and dust with spices.

Char-grill or braai until cooked.

Coat brinjal slices with oil and char-grill until soft.

Toss salad ingredients together and dress with lemon juice and olive oil.

Serve kebabs with yogurt and salad.

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