Step 7Add the onion and garlic to the mince and cook for a further 5 minutes. Add the cinnamon sticks, cumin, paprika, tomato paste, salt and pepper and cook for a further 1 minute. Add the stock, turn down the heat a touch to a low-medium simmer and allow to cook for approximately a further 8 minutes, or until the stock has absorbed into the mince. Finely chop the mint leaves and parsley. Add the mint and half the parsley to the mince and mix well (reserve the remaining parsley for topping). Remove the cinnamon sticks.