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Spiced Indian lamb patties with peas and tomato (keema matar)

4 - 5
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
28 min
18 min
10 min
These tasty ground lamb patties can be broiled or grilled for a year-round treat. Serve them with freshly squeezed lemon juice or your favourite bottled chutney.


Uncooked lean and trimmed lamb leg(s)

1¼ pound(s), ground, or other lean ground lamb

Garam masala

2 pinch

Ground coriander

2 tsp(s)

Cumin seeds

1 tsp(s)

Ground turmeric

½ tsp(s)

Sea salt

6 gm

Plum tomato(es)

2 medium, seeded and diced into 1/4-inch pieces

Frozen green peas

1 cup(s), petite variety

Plain lowfat yogurt

¾ cup(s)


2 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped

Lemon zest

1 tsp(s)


1 medium, cut into 4 wedges for serving


  1. Line a large baking sheet with plastic wrap.
  2. Mix all ingredients together, except lemon wedges, in a large bowl, with your hands or a wooden spoon, until thoroughly mixed. Form twelve 2 1/2- to 3-inch patties; place on prepared baking sheet and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill or broiler to high. Cook patties on grill rack or broiler pan, gently turning once, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  4. Yields 3 patties per serving.