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Turkish Stuffed Meatballs (Içli Köfte)

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Turkish Stuffed Meatballs (Içli Köfte)
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31/12/2021
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Preparation
30 min.
Cooking
35 min.
Тotal
65 min.
Servings
8
"See the subtleties in the preparation of stuffed meatballs according to a recipe from the Turkish cuisine"

Ingredients

  • For the stuffing
  • tomato puree - 1 tbsp.
  • minced meat - 8.1 oz (230 g) veal
  • walnuts - 3.5 oz (100 g)
  • onions - 1/2 onion
  • oil - 5 tbsp.
  • black pepper - 1 tsp.
  • cumin - 1 tsp.
  • hot pepper - 1 pinch
  • cinnamon - 1 pinch
  • salt - 3 pinches
  • For the crust
  • eggs - 1 pc.
  • minced meat - 9.2 oz (260 g)
  • bulgur - 1.7 oz (50 g)
  • semolina - 50 g (wheat)
  • paprika - 2 pinches
  • black pepper - 2 pinches
  • cumin - 2 pinches
  • onions - 1/2 onion
  • More
  • oil - for frying
  • flour - for rolling
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How to cook

Finely chop the onion and fry it in a deep pan with a little fat.

Finely grind the walnuts and season the minced meat with the spices.

Add to the bowl, where the onions are, 1 tbsp. of tomato puree, a little water and minced meat.

Stir until a crumbly mixure is obtained and set the filling aside.

For the crust, boil the bulgur first.

Finely chop the onion and mix it with the minced meat, semolina, salt, egg, spices and bulgur.

Set the mixture aside for about 30 minutes.

Grab from the mixture with slightly moistened hands and spread it out on your palm.

Put the stuffing in the middle, close them tightly and shape them into meatballs.

Do the same with the other products.

Roll the stuffed meatballs in flour and fry them in a deep pan with heated fat until they aquire a golden color.

Remove and place them onto kitchen paper, so that it can absorb the excess fat.

The Stuffed Turkish meatballs (Içli Köfte) are very tasty.

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