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Spiced Indian Lamb Patties with Peas and Tomato (Keema Matar)

Total Time
28 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These ground lamb patties can be broiled or grilled for a year-round main course. Serve them with freshly squeezed lemon juice or your favorite bottled chutney.
Ingredients

uncooked ground lamb

1¼ pound(s)

garam masala

2 tsp

ground coriander

2 tsp

ground cumin

1 tsp

ground turmeric

½ tsp

sea salt

1 tsp

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)

cilantro

2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

lemon zest

1 tsp

lemon(s)

1 medium, cut into 4 wedges for serving

Instructions

  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. Yields 3 patties per serving.

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