Basic Kafta


  1. 1 kg finely ground beef, or lamb
  2. 1 large onion, finely chopped
  3. 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  4. 1/2 teaspoons allspice
  5. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  6. 1 tablespoon salt
  7. 1/4 cup Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Put all the ingredients together in a bowl, except the vegetable oil. Knead well until ingredients are well mixed.

  2. Place the kafta mixture in a food processor. Blend until well combined.

  3. Divide the kafta into balls the size of a golf ball. With your hands flatten each ball to get a kafta patty.

  4. In a deep skillet, heat the vegetable oil and fry the kafta patties until they turn brown on both sides.

  5. Serve hot along with fried potatoes and a salad.

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