Steps to Prepare Super Quick Homemade Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi)

Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi). Among all the different types of "Koofteh" or "Kufteh" in Persian cuisine, Koofteh Tabrizi from Azerbaijan province and Tabriz (as its name suggests), is a very popular Koofteh like "Koofteh Sabzi" not only in Tabriz but all over Iran. Koofteh Tabrizi, The Complex Persian Meatball Koofteh Tabrizi is one of the most difficult, yet delicious foods of Persian Cuisine. The preparation takes time, the stuffings vary, and you need to practice the professional skill of making huge meatballs.

One very common item is a peeled hard boiled egg that is placed inside the koofteh along with nuts and dried fruit. Koofteh tabrizi is a meatball stuffed with peeled hard boiled eggs, dried fruits such as plum, berries and walnuts, served in savoury thick tomato broth. You should cook koofteh in very little tomato broth otherwise it will fall apart!

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Among all the different types of "Koofteh" or "Kufteh" in Persian cuisine, Koofteh Tabrizi from Azerbaijan province and Tabriz (as its name suggests), is a very popular Koofteh like "Koofteh Sabzi" not only in Tabriz but all over Iran. Koofteh Tabrizi, The Complex Persian Meatball Koofteh Tabrizi is one of the most difficult, yet delicious foods of Persian Cuisine. The preparation takes time, the stuffings vary, and you need to practice the professional skill of making huge meatballs.

To get started with this recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have persian meatball (kofteh tabrizi) using 19 ingredients and 20 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi):

  1. {Make ready 400 g of ground meat (half beef/ half lamb).
  2. {Take 2 of onions.
  3. {Prepare 200 g of yellow split peas, cooked.
  4. {Prepare 70 g of rice, cooked.
  5. {Prepare 50 g of mixed fresh herbs: chives, mint, tarragon, parsley, coriander and savory or marzeh. Finely chopped.
  6. {Take 5-6 of baby potatoes.
  7. {Make ready to taste of Salt and pepper.
  8. {Take of Ingredients for filling.
  9. {Get 1 of cooked and peeled egg for each meat ball.
  10. {Prepare 1 of prune for each meat ball.
  11. {Take 1/2 tsp of barberries for each meat ball.
  12. {Take of Some crushed walnuts.
  13. {Make ready 1 of large onion, chopped and fried.
  14. {Make ready of Ingredients for sauce.
  15. {Make ready 4 tbsp. of tomato paste.
  16. {Prepare 1 of large onion, finely chopped.
  17. {Get 1/2 tsp of turmeric.
  18. {Make ready to taste of Salt and pepper.
  19. {Get of Oil.

Bring to a boil and place the meatball into the boiling water. Half way through the cooking process gently and carefully flip the meatball. Once ready take the meatball out and place it in a deep serving bowl. Finally, when your Koofteh Tabrizi is cooked completely and the meat in it doesn't smell raw, it's ready to serve.

Instructions to make Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi):

  1. First prepare the sauce: heat the oil in a saucepan, add chopped onion and satue for 5 minutes..
  2. Add pinch of salt / pepper, turmeric.
  3. And tomato paste..
  4. Stir for another 5 minutes. Set aside..
  5. Mix minced meat (beef and lamb) and ground 2-3 times by a meat grinder until paste like.Grind precooked rice and yellow split peas. Grate onions, squeeze out the juice. In a bowl with the meat mixture, add onion, rice, yellow split peas and herbs..
  6. Season with salt and pepper and mix well..
  7. Take a portion of the meat mixture (as big as a grapefruit) stuff it with one cooked and peeled egg, prune, barberries,.
  8. Walnuts and fried onion..
  9. Wrap and make a meat ball shape..
  10. Bring to boil, 1000 ml water.
  11. And gently slip the stuffed kofteh one by one and potatoes..
  12. Add prepared sauce as well. Let it simmer for 45 minutes..
  13. Once kofteh is ready, transfer it to a platter and serve it with fresh herbs, salad or pickled vegetables (torshi)..
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  17. Ingredients.
  18. Aromatic herbs for meatballs.
  19. Ingredients for filling.
  20. Ingredients for sauce.

Note: Koofteh means meatball and Rizeh is small in Farsi. Rizeh Koofteh can very well be an everyday meal served with bread, but it is also a wonderful finger food for entertaining a hungry bunch over the weekend or any occasion. The meatballs can be made ahead of time and warmed up. Koofteh Berenji ~ Persian Meatballs with Rice. Some call them Koftah, others call them Keftah, but we, Persians, call them Koofteh!

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