Cookbook:Yurvarlak

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IngredientsEdit

  • 2 medium-size slices of crustless stale bread, soaked briefly in water
  • For frying: 75 g (3 oz) plain flour, 150 ml (1/4 pint) vegetable oil
  • 500 g (1 lb) minced lamb or beef
  • 1 medium-size onion, grated thickly
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint, or 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and black pepper

ProcedureEdit

  1. Squeeze out excess water from the soaked bread, leaving it quite dry.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the Köfte in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Make walnut-shaped balls and keep them covered until they are to be eaten. Then roll them lightly in flour and fry in hot oil for 2-3 minutes until golden all over. They can be shallow -or deep- fried.

Serve it with basmati rice or bulgur pilav.

Last modified on 19 August 2011, at 15:49