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Family Food Club Online 3rd July

Family Food Club Online 3rd July

Posted by Layla Meerloo

At the Family Food Club this week Deshni showed us how to make her delicious kebabs wit chickpea raita/yogurt dip, and it was surprisingly easy! Hayley has also shared a recipe for a bacon and leek pie...

Deshni’s Delicious Kebab Recipe

This is a great recipe to prepare for the family because it feels special and is easy for little hands to grab hold of! Plus you can accompany it with whatever you fancy, pitta bread, rice, salad...

Ingredients for 8 – 10 kebabs


500g minced lamb (or other minced meat or potato)

2 Cloves garlic

1 Onion

3cm Ginger

4 Chilies (to taste)

Handful fresh coriander (and or mint)

½ Teaspoon ground coriander

1 Teaspoon ground cumin

1 Teaspoon cumin seeds

½ Teaspoon black pepper

½ Teaspoon turmeric

½ Teaspoon garam masala

½ Lemon

1 Tablespoon oil

Salt to taste


Place the minced meat in a bowl (if you are using potatoes cook them until they are soft and place them in a bowl)

Finely chop the onion, chili, fresh coriander (mint if you are using it), grind or grate the ginger and garlic, crush cumin seeds if you are using them, and add it all to the meat

Add all of the dry spices, a squeeze of lemon, some salt and some oil to help combine the ingredients

Mix all of the ingredients together with your hands until they are combined (this is the same with potato, it should mash in your hands)

If you have kebab sticks mold it around the stick, if you don’t you can make patties or burger shapes with the mixture

Cook it under the grill or in the oven from approximately 15 minutes, turning it once, you can also fry it if don’t have an oven 

Meat kebabs with the potato kebab recipe on the side:

Chickpea Raita/Yoghurt Dip Recipe

The perfect accompaniment for the kebabs.


4 Large tablespoons of natural yoghurt



Add: tomato, cucumber, ¼ teaspoon of salt, ¼ ground cumin, ¼ ground coriander, ¼ chili powder (to taste)


Finely chop the mint, chop tomatoes and cucumber if you are adding them

Drain the chickpeas

Add all of the ingredients to the yoghurt with any seasoning and serve

Hayley's Bacon and Leek Pie

This week Hayley shared her recipe for delicious pie she made for her family. This pie can be adapted for any fillings that you would want to use.




Teaspoon oil

Pastry (ready made or make your own!)

1 Egg

Step 2


Step 1: Slice the leek and bacon

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan and add bacon and leek

Step 3: Once cooked through put it aside to cool

Step 4: Roll out pastry then add cooled filling

Step 5: Carefully roll the pastry up so it doesn’t break

Step 6: Beat a egg then brush it onto the pastry to seal the pastry

Step 7: Fold the ends closed

Step 8: Use the remaining egg to glaze the pie

Step 9: Place in oven for 30 – 40 minutes until it has browned and serve!

Step 5
Step 6

Posted by Ana Ramirez Mourraille on 3 Jul, 2020