Everyday Meals

Tuna Kofta


A mixture of tuna and chick peas formed into balls

Prep time:25 mins

Cook time:15 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 400g can Edgell Chick Peas, well drained
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 425g can John West Tuna - Olive Oil Blend, well drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1½ cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons shredded fresh mint


Step 1

Heat oil in a small pan, add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add cumin and cook another minute, stirring well.

Step 2

Place drained Edgell Chick Peas, egg and onion mixture into a processor and process until chopped. Place in a bowl and stir in drained John West Tuna, parsley and lemon rind.

Step 3

Using a ¼ cup of mixture and wet hands shape into 8 small oval sausages. Roll in fresh breadcrumbs and place on an oven tray. Lightly coat each kofta with spray oil.

Step 4

Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for 15 minutes, turning half way. Thread onto wooden skewers and serve with combined yoghurt and mint.

Tasty Tip!

Shape mixture into 16 smaller shapes and serve as an entrée or finger food.

Tuna Kofta
Average user rating:
  • 5

Featured in this recipe

  • Chick Peas 400g

    Chick Peas 400g

  • Tuna Olive Oil Blend 425g

    Tuna Olive Oil Blend 425g

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