Kuru Kofte – Dry Meatballs


  • 1/2 cup water
  • a little pepper and cumin
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 gr. bread (without crust)
  • 2 grated small onions
  • 750 gr. mixture of ground beef and lamb
  • salt to taste; 4 tablespoons flour; and 1 tablespoon


Soak the bread in water, and when thoroughly soaked, remove from water and sponge by hand.

Place the bread in a bowl. Add 2 eggs, salt, pepper, cumin, onions, water and the meat mixture. Knead and roll in the palm of your hand until they have the thickness and shape of a finger. Roll the kofte in
flour, then fry them in butter for about 5 minutes.

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