North African Lamb Kaftas

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

Yummy Kaftas are perfect for lunch or appetizer. Serve with your favorite yogurt cucumber dipping sauce.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix lamb, onion, poppy seeds, cumin, salt, cinnamon and cayenne in large bowl.
  2. Add egg and mix well.
  3. Form lamb mixture into a 3 x 1/2 inch long rolls.
  4. Repeat with remaining lamb mixture to make about 12 kaftas.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet on medium heat and add 1/2 of the kaftas.
  6. Cook kaftas for 7 minutes or until cooked through and browned on all sides.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Repeat with remaining kaftas, adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil as needed.
  9. To serve kaftas, carefully slide a wooden skewer lengthwise through center of each kafta.
  10. Serve with Dipping Sauce.