Main Meals

Kafta croquettes

  • Serves 8
  • 45 Mins

Ingredients

  • 24 Kiri® squares
  • 300 g mixture of lamb and beef (minced)
  • 2 ½ cups rice
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup red lentils (split)
  • 200 g leek
  • 50 g dill
  • 1 beef stock
  • 50 g wild thyme (dried)
  • 200 g parsley
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons turmeric
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Sauté 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.
  3. Add water and the beef stock and cook until well done.
  4. Mix the meat with rice, lentils, leeks, coriander, thyme and eggs in a food processor.
  5. Create little balls using this mixture and stuff them with the Kiri squares. Place them on an oven tray.

To make the sauce:

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