Middle Eastern Venison Koftas

These fragrant Middle Eastern venison koftas are delicous and cooked to perfection.   A great ground venison family dinner.

Venison Koftas - Venison - Turmeric - Cumin - Coriander - Chili powder - Salt and Pepper Yoghurt Flatbread - Flour - Greek yoghurt - Baking powder - Coriander - Salt Pickled Onion Garnish


Soak bamboo skewers in hot water, then combine venison mince with spices and form into balls. Skewer the balls and chill before grilling or baking.

Venison Kofta

Heat a griddle pan or BBQ and cook the koftas for a few minutes per side, turning regularly, until cooked.

Cook The Koftas

Combine flour, baking powder, coriander, salt, and Greek yogurt in a bowl. Knead for 1 minute. Roll out dough into thin circles and cook on a hot griddle pan for 2 minutes per side.

Prepare the bread

Peel and thinly slice the red onion, place into a bowl and add the vinegar, oil and salt, give a good mix and set aside.

Make pickled onion

Combine yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, zest, salt, and mint in a bowl, mix well, and refrigerate.

Prepare the Cucumber Lemon Yoghurt


Assemble the koftas platter with flatbreads, yogurt, koftas, pickled onion, tomatoes, radishes, and olive oil.

Time to assemble!

This recipe will also work well with lamb or beef mince.

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