Baked kofta with aubergine and tomato

Kofta bil batinjan

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By Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Published 2020

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Kofta – meat patties – are something of an obsession throughout the Middle East. Baked, fried, grilled, braised; stuffed into pita and drizzled with tahini, for example, or baked in a tomato sauce and served with rice. We offer two versions: one baked with tomato and the other, a richer version, baked in a tahini sauce. They are both simple meals to comfort – perfect for a midweek supper served with some bread or rice to mop up the juices – rather than to