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Meatless Cig Kofte Recipe


Meatless Cig Kofte Recipe

Meatless Cig Kofte Recipe


  • 2 cups bulgur wheat,
  • 1,5 cup tomato puree or 3 tomatoes (grated),
  • 1 onion,
  • 4 cloves garlic,
  • 1 cup boiled corn,
  • 1/4 cup olive oil,
  • 1/2 cup water,
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste,
  • 1 tablespoon pepper paste,
  • 1/2 cup walnuts,
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts,
  • 1 handful minced parsley,
  • 5 tablespoon chipotle pepper,
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes,
  • 1 tablespoon allspice,
  • 2 tablespoon bread crumbs,
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or pomegranate molasses,
  • 1 tablespoon salt.


  1. Rinse and drain the bulgur, and place in a pot,
  2. Add the tomato puree, water, olive oil and salt,
  3. Put the onion, garlic and corn to a food processor and whiz them up,
  4. Add the mixture to the bulgur mixture and mix well,
  5. Put the pot on low heat and cook until the bulgur absorbs all the water while stirring,
  6. Remove from heat and let it rest for 10 mins lid on,
  7. Whiz the parsley, walnuts and hazelnuts up in the food processor and add to the bulgur mixture,
  8. Now add the tomato and pepper pastes, lemon juice, chipotle and red pepper flakes, all spice and bread crumbs and mix very well using your hands,
  9. Blend the whole mixture (either using a blender or a food processor), then form into small oval shaped patties using your hands,
  10. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours and serve with iceberg lettuce.

Bon appétit…



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