Friday, March 11, 2011

Turkish Dishes: Red Lentil Kofte

This a vegetable kofte. Most of the kofte are made of minced meat but this one is made of onion, lentil and buhgur.

Red Lentil Kofte

Cooking time:30 minutes
Preparation : 15 minutes

What will you need:
1 big onion
1 cup red lentil
1 table spoon salt
1 table spoon domato paste
6-7 branches of fresh parsle
1/2 cup fine buhlgur
1 cup of hot water
2 table spoon butter

How to prepare:
  1. Toss chopped onion into the buttered pan and let onion cook until it turns pink
  2. Add tomato paste into the mixture and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. In a separate pot, rinsed red lentils should be cooked for about 15 minutes and after turning off the heat, add bhulgur and close the lid of the pot for about10 minutes.
  4. Mix cooked onion,fresh parsley, cooked lentil for 5 minutes then roll mixture to form finger shape kofte.
  5. Serve warm or cold.
Afiyet Olsun!


  1. This physically resembles the Pinoy kikiam. I wonder if they taste the same.

  2. thanks for sharing your recipe! sounds delicious. happy food trip friday! :)

    PinayMum - Mommy's Life Around...

  3. Visiting here from FTF #36...

    Sarap ng healthy food na ito pantanggal umay sa mga pork at meat na nadaanan habang nagbloblog hop heheheh
    Nadaan, nakibasa at natakam
    Brown Pinay
    My Point of View

  4. i would love to try this mommy leng... hopefully I get it right. =)

  5. What an interesting and healthy recipe! Thanks so much for sharing this post last week on Fresh Clean and Pure Friday!


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