instructions Combine oregano, mint, cardamom, cumin, cinnamon, salt and paprika in a bowl, and mix thoroughly.
ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1 large sweet onion (minced) 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley (chopped) 1/4 cup fresh dill (chopped) 1 egg 1 slice day-old bread (soaked in milk)
instructions In another bowl, combine beef, onion, parsley, dill and egg. Soak bread in milk for a few minutes, then squeeze to remove excess. Add to mixture, combining thoroughly. Stir in spices. Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
ingredients flour (for dredging)
instructions Wet hands with water and form small, loosely packed patties. Pat each down gently to flatten. Roll each patty in shallow bowl with flour to coat.
ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil
instructions Put 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat. Cook patties, in batches if necessary, for 2-3 minutes per side.
ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil plus 4 pieces flatbread (or whole wheat pitas with tops trimmed)
instructions Brush flatbread with oil, sprinkle with salt, and heat on grill until warm but not crispy.