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Beef Kofta With Hummus


Beef Kofta With Hummus Beef Kofta With Hummus

For kofta;

  • 400 g medium fat ground beef,
  • 1 onion, grated,
  • 1 egg,
  • 2 tablespoon breadcrumbs,
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper,
  • 1/2 tsp cumin,
  • Salt,
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying.

For hummus;

  • 500 g of boiled chickpeas,
  • 3 tablespoons tahini,
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon,
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil,
  • 1/2 cup of water,
  • 1/2 tsp cumin,
  • 3 cloves of garlic,
  • 1 tsp salt.

For garnish;

  • 1 heaping sppon of butter,
  • 1 tsp ground chilli,
  • 1 handful of chopped parsley.


  1. For meatballs, mix grated onion, egg, bread crumbs, salt and spices in a deep bowl and knead until you get a homogenous mixture,
  2. Make mid sized balls and flatten with your hand,
  3. Fry the oil in a large pan,
  4. Put your koftas in hot oil and fry both sides,
  5. While they are frying take the boiled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, water, olive oil, cumin, garlic and salt for humus into a food processor,
  6. Spread the mixture into the 4 service plates,
  7. Place the koftas on top,
  8. Melt the butter in a saucepan,
  9. Add ground chilli, mix and remove from the heat,
  10. Pour the sauce over koftas,
  11. Sprinkle chopped parsley over.

Bon Appetit…


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