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  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins


  • Lamb meat ( with fat)- 1 kg/ 2.2 lbs
  • Pitta Bread- 4
  • Onion- 1 large
  • Garlic cloves-2
  • Fresh herbs ( coriander leaves/ parsley/leek)-100 gm/ 0.2 lbs
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds- 0.5 tsp
  • Cayenne pepper- To Taste
  • Salt- To Taste
  • Black pepper- To Taste
  • For Serving
  • Labneh or fresh thick yogurt- 1 cup
  • Fresh Tomatoes-2
  • Onion-1 large
  • Fresh coriander and parsley leaves
  • Fresh Red chili


  1. Chop lamb meat into small pieces or grind in meat grinder.
  2. Take a medium pan, heat it. Add cumin and coriander seeds. Fry for 1 min.
  3. Now transfer spices into the mortar and crush well. Add approximately 2/3 tsp of salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper.
  4. Chop onion, garlic cloves and fresh herbs into small pieces,
  5. Combine lamb meat with crushed spices, onion, garlic and herbs.Mix for 5-7 min.
  6. Form patties ( 2 cm thick). Fry or bake them for 25-30 minutes. ( If you plan to bake, preheat oven to 220 C /425 F).
  7. Slice tomatoes, onion and red chili for serving.
  8. Mix yogurt with the remaining spices.
  9. Make pitta bread warm in the toaster maker.
  10. Fill each pitta bread with 1 tbsp of yogurt,onion, chili and sliced tomatoes.
  11. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Lamb Recipes
  • Cuisine: Arabic