Koufteh Nokhodchi

To cook Koufteh Nokhodchi, first, you should grate the onions in a container. Mix minced lamb and chickpea flour with the grated onions. Add the eggs, parsley, a little bit of salt, pepper, and turmeric to it and knead properly until the ingredients are stuck together and mixed.

Pour oil in a pot and sauté the tomato paste. Add a bit of turmeric, salt, pepper, and fried onions to it. Add 4 to 5 glasses of water. After the water is boiled, make loaves of the mixture in the size of big walnuts, shape them in good portions with your hands, and put them inside the boiling water. Finally, lower the heat and wait until the loaves are cooked for about 20 minutes. Then serve the meatloaves in a vessel with pieces of bread on the side.


Minced lamb: one kilo
Onions: two
Eggs: four
Chickpea flour: five to six tablespoons
Aromatic vegetables including houseleek and parsley to taste
Salt, pepper, and turmeric enough