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Kofta Bi Tahini (kofta With Tahini) Recipe

Kofta Bi Tahini (kofta With Tahini)

This is an easy yet tasty dish to make. Baked ground beef or lamb and tender potatoes with a creamy tahini sauce will satisfy your hunger craving.


For Kofta:
 2 lbs (1 kg) lean meat
 1 medium onion, quarterly chopped
 3 garlic cloves
 1/2 pinch parsley
 1/4 pinch coriander
 1 tbsp Lebanese 7 spice mix
 2 tsp salt
 1/4 tsp black pepper
 2 tbsp oil

For Tahini Sauce:
 1 tbsp oil
 1 medium onion, sliced into ​​rounds
 1/2 cup tahini
 1 cup yogurt
 1 cup water
 1/4 cup lemon juice
 1 tsp salt
 1/4 tsp black pepper


1 Preheat the oven to 355 F (180 ° C). Bring a wide oven dish.

2 Place the meat, onions, garlic, parsley, coriander in the grinder hopper using the finest disk. Switch on the grinder on medium speed.

3 Add spices and salt to the meat mixture and mix using your hands, then shape into medium sized meat balls.

4 In a large skillet, heat the oil, fry the pine nuts, set aside. Fry the kofta balls until golden.

5 Place the kofta balls in an oven dish

6 Sauce: In the same skillet add oil, onions, and stir until translucent.

7 In a deep dish, put the tahini, yogurt, water, lemon juice, salt, pepper and mix to get a liquid sauce. Add the sauce to the onion, then stir to mix with the onion. Pour sauce over kofta balls.

8 Bake in the oven for 20 minutes on 355 F (180 ° C).

9 Take the kofta out of the oven. Spread fried pine nuts and parsley. Serve with rice or pita bread.

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