Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

In Iranian cooking ‘ Kofteh’ or ‘ Kofta’ is a kind of meat ball. Kofteh means pounded meat in Persian language. Meat ball or Kofta is made from ground meat such as: mutton, beef, lamb and chicken, along with aromatic fresh or dried herbs, nuts, fruits and eggs. Kofteh is usually shaped into balls and round but sometimes kofteh is in cigar-shape too. Kofteh , … Continue reading Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

Stuffed Meat Balls With Quail Eggs

Meatballs are always popular and favourite dish. Today i made stuffed meat balls with quail eggs and Tahini sauce. Ingredients for meat balls 250g ground beef 2 large potatoes 1 egg 2 tomatoes quial eggs 1 clove of garlic 2 tbs dried parsley 1 tsp dried mint 1 tsp cumin Bread crumbs Salt – sweet chili ‌Butter   Ingredients for sauce 2 tbsp Tahini sauce 1 … Continue reading Stuffed Meat Balls With Quail Eggs

Kofteh Tabrizi

This traditional dish takes its name from Tabriz which is located in NW of Iran. Kofteh Tabrizi is very popular, delicious and famous dish In Iran. Kofteh Tabrizi is a giant meatball stuffed with dried fruits such as prunes, apricots, barberries, nuts such as walnuts, and cooked egg. Ingredients 400 g ground meat (half beef/ half lamb) 2 onions 200 g yellow split peas, cooked … Continue reading Kofteh Tabrizi

Beef/Chicken Meatballs

These yummy ground beef/ minced chicken kebab balls are crispy and easy to prepare. You can serve it with rice/bread or prepare spaghetti with these kebabs OR freeze them and use whenever you need. Ingredients for beef kebab balls 300 g ground beef 1 onion grated 1 Tbsp cream 1 Tbsp saffron water 2 Tbsp finely chopped parsley 2 slices of bread, soak in the … Continue reading Beef/Chicken Meatballs

Kufte Buzbash

This recipe is one  of Azerbaijani kufteh/kofte or  meatballs.  Usually people know about Italian or Swedish meatballs but  they know less about Persian and Azerbaijani kufte or meatballs. Sometimes kufte or meatballs  are stuffed with cooked egg and dried fruits and nuts and sometime they are plain meatballs without any filling. The word kufteh is derived from Persian word ‘ Kuftan’ which literally mean ( … Continue reading Kufte Buzbash

Persian meatballs in doogh sauce

First of all I should give a brief explanation about ‘doogh’. Well, doogh is a yogurt based beverage and is a kind of cold beverage. Basically doogh is made by mixing plain yogurt and cold water. Might be seasoned with dried mint, rose petals, oregano,rosemary. Doogh is popular drink in Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Caucasus. In following recipe you will learn how to … Continue reading Persian meatballs in doogh sauce