kofta

Definitions

Food

  • Cylinders of a spiced minced meat mix formed around skewers brushed with oil, and grilled over charcoal. A typical mix might contain double minced lamb, chopped onion, chopped parsley, ground allspice, fenugreek, red pepper and salt.
  • Finely ground meat sometimes blended with finely chopped aromatics, seasoning and herbs, bound with egg and formed into balls, sometimes over sweet-sour plums or a paste of dried apricots and herbs. May be braised, curried or grilled on skewers.
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