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Egyptian Kofta    HT MC 20mins plus chilling

 

Serves 4    Hot  Beef  Herbs  Spices Vegetables   Main Course   Dairy Free Eggless Egypt  North Africa  Nth African

Ingredients
450g/1lb finely minced Beef
1 Medium Onion, grated
4 tbsp Fresh chopped Flat-leaf Parsley
2 tbsp Freshly chopped Mint
1 teasp Salt
1 teasp Black Pepper
1 teasp Ground Cumin
1 teasp Ground Cinnamon
1 teasp Ground Allspice
Olive Oil
To serve
Pitta Breads
Finely chopped Tomatoes
Finely sliced Spring Onion
Shredded Lettuce

Instructions

Place all the ingredients (apart from the oil) in a large mixing bowl and knead well with your hands making sure the mixture is well blended. If required, cover with clingfilm and chill for up to 1 hour.

2. Preheat the grill and rack or a griddle to hot. Form the meat mixture into 8 patties or mould around skewers.

3. Lightly oil the hot grill rack or griddle then place the koftas onto the hot rack/griddle and cook for 5 minutes on each side, brushing with a little oil.

 

 

Serving Suggestions :

Accompaniments

Pita breads or rice, diced tomato, shredded onion and lettuce

Dessert

Quick Mango Cheesecakes

 

 

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Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable

 

Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.

 

Tips, Options and Substitutions

 

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Main equipment required to make this recipe

 

Chopping knife

Chopping Board

Saucepan

Mixing Bowl

 

Make Ahead/ Freezing

 

Related Recipes and Information

More Beef/Veal Recipes 

General Beef Prep & Cooking Times

Beef Cuts 

 

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