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turkey koftas with tahini yoghurt sauce

Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

Turkey Burgers with a Middle Eastern twist.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For turkey koftas with tahini yoghurt sauce

  • 2 Tbsp
    tahini paste
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4
    garlic clove crushed (divided)
  • 1/2 lb
    minced turkey
  • 1
    grated zucchini
  • 3
    spring onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh mint
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne or allepo pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How To Make turkey koftas with tahini yoghurt sauce

  • 1
    Make the sauce first In a small bowl mix two tablespoons of Tahini paste with the juice of one lemon (It will start to thicken).
  • 2
    Mix in two tablespoons of water.
  • 3
    Mix in two tablespoons of greek yoghurt.
  • 4
    Add more water if needed to get a thick but runny consistency.
  • 5
    Add a crushed garlic clove.
  • 6
    Salt to taste and set aside.
  • 7
    The koftas 1. Grate the zucchini.
  • 8
    In a bowl, mix the minced turkey meat, grated zucchini and all the dry ingredients.
  • 9
    Shape mixture into 2 inch diameter patties.
  • 10
    Heat up a pan with two tablespoons of vegetable oil on medium heat and sear burgers in batches for about 3 min each side until golden brown.
  • 11
    Plate, garnish with cilantro and serve with sauce on the side.

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