Kafta Croquettes

45 min

Tender Kafta croquettes served with a Kiri and tomato sauce


For the Kafta Croquettes

  • 24 Kiri Square Portions
  • 300g mixture of lamb and beef, minced
  • 2 ½ cups of rice
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup of red lentils, split
  • 200g leek
  • 50g of dill
  • 1 beef stock
  • 50g of wild thyme, dried
  • 200g of parsley
  • 3 tbsps of tomato paste
  • 4 tbsps of turmeric
  • 2 ½ cups of water
  • 1 tbsp of coriander
  • 3 tbsps of vegetable oil
  • 5 cups of water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Kafta Croquettes

Cooking steps

Preparing the Kafta

  • 1Sauté the meat in oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • 2 In a separate pan, add the rice and lentils, and mix while on heat.
  • 3Add water and the beef stock and cook until well done.
  • 4Mix the meat with rice, lentils, leeks, coriander, thyme and eggs in a food processor.
  • 5Create little balls using this mixture and stuff them with the Kiri Square Portions. Place them on an oven tray.

Preparing the Kiri Sauce

  • 1. Mix 12 Kiri Square Portions with 5 cups of water.
  • 2Add oil, turmeric, tomato paste, salt and pepper.
  • 3Pour the sauce over the kafta croquettes and cook in the oven at 180 degrees celsius for 20 minutes.

Cooking steps