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Armenaian Kufta (Stuffed Meat Balls)

Armenaian Kufta (Stuffed Meat Balls)

Ready in 45 minutes
2 review(s) averaging 5. 100% would make again

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Dishes from this landlocked, war-torn country of Armenia is well known to have Mediterranian Near Easter, and Middle Eatern hints in their dishes. Neighboring country is Turkey, Caucasus Mountains oof Georgia and Iran/Persia. MANY Armenians live in our community & have added a strong, historical culture to our community.


Ingredients

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2 pound Ground beef; or lamb
8 large onion; chopped finely
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Coriander sprigs; or ground corriander
1 bunch Parsley; chopped
1/2 teaspoon Allspice
-- Stuffing --
2 pound Sirloin; or lean round steak
2 pound Bulgar wheat
2 quart Chicken broth; or beef broth
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Pepper
1 teaspoon Corriander

Original recipe makes 10

Servings  

Preparation

1. Saute onions and meat until onions are golden brown.

2. Add speices adn parsley. Cool and refrigerate

-- MIx Meat--

3. Mix meat and bulghar and spices; kneead 15 minutes, adding a little water at a time until this is like a soft dough.

4. Form into balls 1-1/2 inch in diameter.

(Mixture makes about 25 balls)

5. Shape balls into a "shell" and fill with filling.

6. Pinch top together and pat with water to re-shape into a closed ball.

(the balls should be about 2 inches in diameter.

7. Carefully place a few balls at a time into boiling broth to cook for 15 minutes.

Drain in a collander; serve hot.

Notes

(coriander is same as cilantro) -- can replace with Lamb as well.

This stuffed meat ball recipe [I believe] comes from our community.

I found this recipe in my mother's recipe box after she passed away; she liked it so much, it was neatly typed on a recipe card. I miss her and I love armenaian food.

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Armenian Kufta photo by BrittanyEllis BrittanyEllis

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dianagele 8 years ago
(coriander is same as cilantro) -- can replace with Lamb as well. This stuffed meat ball recipe [I believe] comes from our community. I found this recipe in my mother's recipe box after she passed away; she liked it so much, it was neatly typed on a recipe card. I miss her and I love armenaian food. [I posted this recipe.]
dianagele 8 years ago
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