Armenian Kofta

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

  • About


  • 500 g (1 lb) potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 750 g (


Mix the potatoes and minced meat together in a bowl. Add beaten egg, and salt and pepper to taste, and knead vigorously by hand until the mixture is very smooth and soft. Fry the pine nuts in butter for a minute or two to colour them lightly. Drain and knead them into the meat and potato mixture, together with the raisins.

Shape into walnut-sized balls. Roll them in flour and deep-fry i