Crispy Curry Cutlet Sandwiches on Naan Bread

Total Time:
1 hr 10 min
45 min
25 min

4 servings

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground lamb or turkey
  • 1 box chopped organic frozen spinach, defrosted and wrung dry
  • About 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, about 3 tablespoons finely chopped and a fat handful coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plus some for topping cutlets
  • 2 round tablespoons garam masala, 2 palmfuls, or other curry powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 vine tomatoes, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, very thinly sliced
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • 4 Naan breads
  • Combine the lamb with the spinach, 3 tablespoons finely chopped mint, yogurt, garam masala, salt, pepper and garlic. Place about one-sixth of the mixture on a piece of wax or parchment paper and place another sheet on top. Roll out the meat into a thin free-form cutlet no more than 1/2-inch thick. Repeat for the remaining meat.

  • Combine the remaining mint with tomatoes, onions and some salt and pepper.

  • Heat the griddle to medium-high heat. Drizzle with some olive oil to lightly coat. Cook the patties until golden on each side, 6 to 8 minutes. Wipe the griddle and add a splash of water then add the naan bread, a few at a time, and cook until crispy and blistered on each side. Halve the naan across. Serve the patties on half a naan topped with some tomato salad and a dollop of yogurt, set another half of naan on top to complete your sandwich.

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