Meatballs, Vegetarains

Chickpeas kofteh کوفته نخود

Kofta/kofteh کوفته is a kind of meatball, made of minced beef/lamb or pork with fresh or dried herbs and aromatic spices and sometimes kofta made with vegetables instead of meat. In Iran there are different varieties  of kofteh/kofta such as : Tabrizi, koftehکوفته تبریزی- Kermanshahi, kofteh کوفته کرمانشاهی -Yazdi,کوفته یزدی-- kofteh Hamedaniکوفته همدانی , and …..… Continue reading Chickpeas kofteh کوفته نخود

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Meatballs

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… Continue reading Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

kufteh bozbash, Meatballs

Kufte Buzbash کوفته بزباش

This is a classic 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… Continue reading Kufte Buzbash کوفته بزباش