Preheat your oven to 350. Mix up the spice blend. Add the spices to the ground meat with the grated onion, salt and a drizzle of olive oil. Mix well and then form the meatballs, a small ice cream scoop is perfect for the job. Place the meatballs on a greased baking rack over a pan or a broiler pan. Bake for 15-25 minutes.
For the Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
Mix all the ingredients together and adjust salt to personal preference. Cucumber Yogurt Sauce can be made in advance and kept for days in the fridge.
For the Quick Pickled Onions
Thin slice the onion, a mandolin is great for this, then add the rest of the ingredients. The quick pickled onions can be made in advance and kept for days in the fridge.
Serve on bed of arugula or lettuce that has been lightly dressed with lemon, salt and olive oil with pita or whole wheat tortillas on the side.