Kofta With Lemon Sauce Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Kofta With Lemon Sauce Recipe. Enjoy the Lebanese Cuisine and learn how to make Kofta With Lemon Sauce.

Serves : 8  Persons
Duration : 30 Min


1     Kilo     Meat
1     Medium     Sliced Onion
3     Cloves     Garlic
4/1         Parsley
1     Tablespoon     Meat spices
1     Teaspoon     Cinnamon
1     Teaspoon     Ground Cardamom
1     Teaspoon     Coriander
1     Teaspoon     Cumin
2     Teaspoons     Salt
2/1     Teaspoon     Black pepper
4/1     Cup     Flour
2     Tablespoons     Oil
3     Large     Sliced onion
2     Cloves     Minced Garlic
3     Cups     Broth or water
2/1     Cup     Lemon Juice
1     Tablespoon     Dried mint
2     Pieces     Chili pepper (cut in halves)


1. Grind the meat, onion, garlic and the parsley. Add the meat spices, cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, salt and pepper. With your fingertips, mix all the ingredients until well-mixed and smooth Kofta forms. Shape the Kofta into small balls.
2. Place the flour in a shallow dish.
3. Roll the Kofta balls in the flour to coat well.
4. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a shallow frying pan over medium heat.
5. Add the Kofta balls and fry until golden brown.
6. With a slotted ladle, transfer the Kofta balls to an panggangan dish.
7. Add the rest of the oil to the frying pan. Stir in the onion and garlic. Add the water, lemon juice, mint and chili pepper. Let the sauce boil for two minutes, then pour over the Kofta.
8. Cover the dish with aluminum foil.
9. Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat panggangan to 350 degrees.
10. Bake the Kofta for 30 minutes. Serve with white rice.

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