Monday, July 13, 2015

Persian Kotlet

Persian Kotlet

Persian kotlets is meat patties made with minced beef/chicken and grated potatoes. It is tasty and tender meat patties and perfect for parties and potlucks. The patties are flatten on the plam and can be made oval or round.Kotlets are thin with crispy edges and is perfect size for pita bread sandwich. 

Minced beef or chicken- 1 lb
Potatoes- 1 lb
onion- 1 mdium
Turmeric- 1/3 tsp
Pepper --1/2 tsp
Cinnamon- 1/8 tsp
Nutmeg and cardamon - a pinch
Cumin- 1/3 tsp
Rose water- a few drops (optional)
(or ground dry rose petals)
Saffron- a pinch (optional)
Bread crumbs- 3 tbs
salt to taste
oil for frying- 1 cup

Place minced meat in a bowl. Wash and peel potatoes. Grate this into the bowl of minced meat. In the same way grate the onion. Mix all the spices, bread crumbs,salt and eggs and mix well with the minced meat and potatoes. Portion the mixture into small equal sized balls. Place one ball into your palm and flatten it into thin oval or round patties.
Heat oil in a frying pan and gently place the patties. You can place around 3 patties at a time. Fry in medium heat for 4-5 minutes on one side. With a spatula gently flip over and fry the other side till it is golden brown. Drain into paper towels.

Recipe source : Persian Kotlet

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Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Delicious very nice recipe suja love it.

  2. I am a sucker for cutlets and keep trying newer versions whenever possible... this looks and sounds amazing... bookmarked! Thanks for sharing... :)

  3. interesting cutlets,unique shapes..yumm.


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