Mercimek pronounced merjimek, koftesi for meat patties or kebab in Turkish. It was first introduced to me by my Turkish friends, its nutritious and delicious! Perfect appetizer wrapped up in lettuce, the colour is wonderful and it is really filling a few goes a long way.
When ready to shape them, make them look like a kofta (a meat kebab), lay a bed of lettuce on a the platter, serve with extra pre cut lettuce, arrange the lentil kebabs on top and serve. Guests can wrap them on their own. Great snack for picnics too!