Kofte kebab or i kofte is a kebab variant. It consists of kofte, minced lamb meatballs with herbs, often including parsley and mint, on a stick, grilled. The food is popular in Turkey, where there are hundreds of versions such as islama kofte, cig kofte, and kadinbudu kofte; and, is usually served with plain rice and a salad, www.templeworld.com Kofte Kebab (Meat balls). Accessed 16 April 2006 and also in Armenia, and Romania.
Kofte is usually made of ground meat. It can also be made without any meat at all however, as in the case of lentil or potato kofte.