Grilled Beef Kofta with Pita & Homemade Potato Chips

Serves: 4

Cooking time: 30-45 minutes


4 medium potatoes
1 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
500g  beef mince
1 egg
½ cup breadcrumbs
2 carrots
½ white onion
½ cup parsley
1 Tbsp tomato sauce or puree
1 Tbsp olive oil
4-8 pita bread
1 cup shredded lettuce
1 tomato
½ red onion
½ cucumber
Pot of Hummus or preferred salad toppings


  1. Soak wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Wash the potatoes. Slice the potatoes onto long thick chips. Place on an oven tray, drizzle with olive oil and toss. Roast for 25 minutes until cooked through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  1. While the potatoes are cooking, grate the carrots. Finely dice the onion and chop the parsley. Place mince, egg, bread crumbs, carrots, onion, parsley, a pinch of salt and pepper and tomato sauce into a bowl and mix until combined.

  1. Mould a heaped Tbsp of beef mixture into a kofta shaped sausage or ball. Place in an oiled baking dish. Complete this process with the remaining mixture. Add to the oven and cook for 15 minutes or until cooked right through.

  1. Thinly slice tomato, cucumber and red onion and prepare any additional salad toppings
  1. Warm pita’s in the microwave at 20 seconds each. Add lettuce, tomato, cucumber, kofta and hummus to pita. Serve kebabs with warm potato chips.

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