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Kofta in flatbread with vegetables

Recipe by: Dianna Brinch / Gourministeriet
Time: 2 hours
Serves: 6


Very tasty flatbreads with spicy kofta skewers and vegetables: delicious and home-made fast food with lots of taste.

Serve it with a nice sour cream dressing or a creamy, home-made hummus that fits perfectly to both meat and bread.


  1. Dissolve the yeast in the water and then add salt, sugar and oil.
  2. Add flour little by little and knead the dough, preferably in a food processor, until the flour has been absorbed into the dough and the dough is sticking to the dough hook.
  3. Cover the bowl with cling film and leave the dough to rise in a warm place for about an hour.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 equally large pieces, approx. 110 g (0.2 lbs) per piece.
  5. Roll each piece into a big circle with a thickness of approx. 2-3 mm (0.08-0.12 inches). Use a bit of flour if needed.
  6. Heat up a frying pan at medium heat and use a bit of cooking spray or brush some oil onto it.
  7. Bake the breads for a couple of minutes on each side at medium heat until they start bubbling and turn light-brown. Use cooking spray each time you turn a bread and when you start frying a new one to make sure that your flatbreads turn nice and juicy.

Kofta skewers

  1. Fry the pine nuts until golden on a dry frying pan and then coarsely chop them.
  2. Mix the pine nuts with the minced lamb, add the rest of the ingredients and mix it all well.
  3. Let the mixture rest on the kitchen table for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Attach the minced meat mixture to the skewers and grill them for approx. 5 minutes on each side. The meat must be firm but still nice and juicy.
  5. Serve the warm kofta with freshly baked flatbreads and dressing.


This recipe is for 6-8 skewers and 6-8 flatbreads.


  • 25 g (1 oz) yeast
  • 3½ dl (10 cups) lukewarm water
  • 550 g (4½ cup) wheat flour + some for rolling out
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Cooking spray

Kofta skewers

  • 600 g (1.3 lbs) minced lamb
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cloves of garlic, pressed or grated
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ red chilli, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  • Your preferred vegetables, e.g. lettuce, cucumber, tomato, onion etc.
  • Dressing or hummus