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How to make delicious mint kofta balls with mint sauce

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This recipe for Kofta is quick, delicious and easy to make! A perfect alternative to beef burgers. The quantities below make 4 good size portions and can be served with either grilled pitta bread or grilled naan bread.
What you'll need: 
400gm good quality minced beef
3 slices of white bread (crusts removed) crumbled into breadcrumbs
1 onion, peeled and very finely chopped
2-4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed (depending on your taste!)
2 tablespoons of fresh mint, finely chopped (or if that is not possible, 2 tablespoons of mint sauce)
salt and pepper
1 egg, beaten
For the mint sauce: 2 pots of natural yoghurt, 1 teaspoon fresh mint or mint sauce, salt and pepper
To serve: Pitta Bread or Naan Bread (quantities to suit you). You can also add sliced tomato and cucumber and lettuce if you wish, or any other salad item.
1: 
Combine the minced meat, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, mint, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add the egg to bind.
2: 
Form the mixture into 12-16 sausage shapes. At this stage you can either thread onto skewers and grill under a medium-high heat for about 15 minutes, turning once, until they are brown and cooked through; or you can heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan on a high heat and add the koftas, turning the heat down immediately and cook gently for about 10 minutes, turning regularly until brown and cooked through.
3: 
Make the dressing by mixing the yoghurt, mint and a dash of salt and pepper.
4: 
Grill the pitta or naan breads to your liking.
5: 
To serve, fill the pittas with any salad you like and the cooked kofta. You can either ladle the dressing over the koftas or serve on the side.
Tips: 
It is best to use unsweetened natural yoghurt.
Fresh mint is best!
Warnings: 
If you are frying these, then can tend to lose their shape, but this doesn't distract from the taste.

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