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Sabzi Koofteh

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Category: Lamb/Sheep, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground meat (beef or lamb)
  • 2 Med. onion
  • Large handful of fresh mint
  • Large handful of fresh
  • Watercress
  • Salt
  • Turmeric
  • 1 Egg
  • Butter
  • Tomato paste
  • Split peas
  • Rice


Cook same of rice and split peas (1/2-3/4 c. each) in pan - with not too
much water for 5-10 min. Chop onion with mint and watercress. Add about
1/2 t. salt and 1/4 to 1/2 t. turmeric on rice, then add onions and mix
with meat. Add 1 egg. Mix well. Coarsely chop 1 med onion and put in pan
with a little oil and about 3 T. butter Saute, then add about 1/2 t.
turmeric, 3 T. tomato paste, salt (1/2 t.), and water (about 1/2 saucepan).
Bring to a boil. Make palm-sized meatballs and place in boiling mixture.
Cook about 1/2 hr. Serve in bowls with broth. Yogurt and pickles on the

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