FALAFEL-SPICED LAMB WRAPS WITH TURMERIC TAHINI RECIPE

FALAFEL-SPICED LAMB WRAPS WITH TURMERIC TAHINI

These lamb wraps are anything but your average late-night kebab. Quick, healthy, and so very tasty.

INGREDIENTS

1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp each ground cumin, ground coriander seeds and sumac
2 tsp crushed black peppercorns
1kg boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 2cm pieces
1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
1 eggplant, cut into 1cm rounds
2 tbs tahini
2 tsp ground turmeric
Juice of 3 lemons
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked, finely chopped
1 bunch mint leaves, finely chopped
250g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 spring onion, finely chopped
Garlic dip (we used Pilpel) or toum, Lebanese wholemeal flatbreads and pickled chillies, to serve
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METHOD

1. Place garam masala, cumin, coriander, sumac, pepper and 2 tsp salt in a large bowl. Add the lamb and toss to coat.

2. Heat 2 tbs oil in a large frypan over medium-high heat. Add lamb and cook, tossing the pan occasionally, for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned.

3. Meanwhile, preheat a chargrill pan or barbecue to high. Drizzle remaining 2 tbs oil over eggplant and cook, turning, for 12 minutes or until softened and charred.

4. Combine the tahini, turmeric and two-thirds lemon juice in a bowl. Season.

5. Combine herbs, tomato, spring onion and remaining lemon juice in a bowl.

6. Spread garlic dip over flatbreads and top with eggplant, lamb, herb mixture and chillies. Drizzle with tahini mixture to serve.

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