Minty Lamb Kebabs with Cucumber Dipping Sauce

cucumber_raita_thumbnailThis is fun for kids to eat.  Make mini kebabs for appetizers.

Lamb Kebabs:
1 pound minced lamb
2 tsp curry powder
6 T mint leaves, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Cucumber Sauce:
1/2 large cucumber
8 oz. plain yogurt
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T mint leaves, chopped
2 tsp cumin seeds, toasted
1 T coriander leaves, chopped
salt an d pepper to taste

To prepare lamb:
Mix together lamb, curry powder and mint in a bowl.  Season with salt and pepper.    Knead with hands to combine well. 

Divide meat into small sausages or meatballs and put onto metal skewers.  Cook over medium heat on a grill for 10 minutes, turning once.  Remove from heat and sprinkle with chopped mint leaves.  Serve with Cucumber Dipping Sauce and lime wedges.

To prepare cucumber sauce: 
In a blender, blend all ingredients for the sauce.  Add additional salt and pepper to taste.

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Filed under Appetizer, Entrees, GF Recipes, Grilled Recipe, Kid Friendly Recipes

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