Ostrich Kofta Kebabs with Minted Yoghurt

Ostrich Kofta Kebabs with Minted Yoghurt

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Ostrich is a healthy meat option and combined with chilli, mint, lemon and the fresh taste of yoghurt, these koftas are a true treat.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time20 minutes


  • 250 Millilitre Plain yoghurt
  • 15 Millilitre Oil for frying
  • 35 Millilitre Fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 Red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 500 Gram Ostrich mince
  • 100 Millilitre water
  • 1 KNORR Homestyle Meatball Kebabs Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 5 Millilitre lemon juice


  • Empty contents of KNORR Home-style Meatball Kebabs Dry Cook-in-Sauce sachet into a bowl and mix with 100ml water.
  • Add ostrich mince, finely chopped onion, chillies and 25 ml mint, and mix well with a fork.
  • Form a sausage shape with a handful of mince and push a bamboo skewer through the length of the sausage.
  • Grill or fry in shallow, hot oil (about 1 cm deep is fine) until cooked.
  • Prepare minted yoghurt sauce by mixing yoghurt, 10 ml mint and lemon juice.
  • Mix well and serve as a dipping sauce for the ostrich koftas.