Steps to Make 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!

Hello everybody, it’s me again, Dan, welcome to our recipe site. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a special dish, persian meatball (kofteh tabrizi). One of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

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.

Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi) is one of the most popular of current trending foods in the world. It is simple, it’s fast, it tastes delicious. It is appreciated by millions every day. They are nice and they look wonderful. Persian meatball (Kofteh Tabrizi) is something that I have loved my whole life.

To get started with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook 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. {Get of ground meat (half beef/ half lamb).
  2. {Make ready of onions.
  3. {Take of yellow split peas, cooked.
  4. {Get of rice, cooked.
  5. {Take of mixed fresh herbs: chives, mint, tarragon, parsley, coriander and savory or marzeh. Finely chopped.
  6. {Prepare of baby potatoes.
  7. {Prepare of Salt and pepper.
  8. {Get of Ingredients for filling.
  9. {Get of cooked and peeled egg for each meat ball.
  10. {Make ready of prune for each meat ball.
  11. {Prepare of barberries for each meat ball.
  12. {Prepare of Some crushed walnuts.
  13. {Prepare of large onion, chopped and fried.
  14. {Take of Ingredients for sauce.
  15. {Get of tomato paste.
  16. {Take of large onion, finely chopped.
  17. {Take of turmeric.
  18. {Prepare of Salt and pepper.
  19. {Make ready 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: Yep, a koofteh is a Persian meatball and while I'm happy to say that I love said meatballs, my nose is still, simply a boring human nose. Persian meatballs aren't your regular run-of-the-mill—though also pretty delicious in their own right—meatballs. They are about the size of a baseball and they contain a ton of wonderfully tasty. 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.

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