Turkish Chi Kofte Pan, Cigkofte Tepsisi, Turkish 15" x 15"
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Turkey's favourite fastfood dishes: Çiğ Köfte (Chi kofte). Raw ground meet mixed with fine bulgur, spices and vegetables, wrapped in fresh lettuce and more fresh vegetables!...
Turkey's favourite fastfood dishes: Çiğ Köfte (Chi kofte).
Raw ground meet mixed with fine bulgur,
spices and vegetables,
wrapped in fresh lettuce and more fresh vegetables!
250 grams Ground Fat Free Beef or Lamb
2 medium Onions (chopped)
1 Tomato (skin peeled, chopped)
1 tablespoon Regular Tomato Paste
2 teaspoons Salca
3 Garlicbulbs (chopped finely)
2 cups Fine Ground Bulgur
1/2 cup Chopped Parsley
1/4 cup vegetable or olive oil
1 tablespoon Isot (Urfa Biber)
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 teaspoon Red (hot) Chilli Flakes (optional)
1 teaspoon Ground (sweet) Red Paprika
*If you want to make it less hot, leave out the red hot chilli pepper flakes but leave
in the Isot.
The chili peppers is where most of the heat comes from.
The Urfa biber/Isot (key ingredient in making Çiğ Köfte) has a very mellow/mild
flavour despite it's colour.
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(Because this dish is kneeded so intensively, it's often the men who make cig kofte
But women, don't let this hold you back from making this dish
So..start off with chopping the onions, garlic and tomato.
After that's done, start kneeding the vegetables with the meat for a minute or two.
Then, slowly add the bulgur and oil
Tomato is added after step one, together with the bulgur.
Just make sure you do start off with the onions, they do need to be kneeded for a
After adding the bulgur you need to kneed the kofte for at least 10 minutes.
When that's done, add the chopped parsley and kneed another minute.
Your kofte is now ready for consumption.
Çiğ Köfte is traditionally shaped in small long balls and eaten wrapped in fresh
often some lemon juice or nar eksisi (sour pomegranate molasses) is added.
But of course, you can eat them as you wish.
On crackers, bread or rolled up in a wrap?
Do as you like and afiyet olsun!