Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Baked Wheat - Ground Meat Burger (Sini Köftesi)
|Onion||6 large size||660 gr|
|Ground Meat (medium fat)||1 1/2 cup||250 gr|
|Margarine||1/2 cup||100 gr|
|Walnuts (chopped)||1/2 cup||50 gr|
|Pistachionuts (chopped)||1/2 cup||55 gr|
|Salt||3 teaspoon||18 gr|
|Black Pepper||1 1/2 teaspoon||3 gr|
|Red pepper||2 1/2 teaspoon||5 gr|
|Allspice||1/2 teaspoon||1 gr|
|Cinnamon (if wanted)||1/4 teaspoon||0.5 gr|
|Cummin||1/4 teaspoon||0.5 gr|
|Potatoe||1 large size||125 gr|
|Ground Lean Meat||2 1/3 cup||400 gr|
|Bulgur (fine)||5 1/3 cup||800 gr|
|Semolina||1/3 teacup||25 gr|
|Water||2/3 cup||130 gr|
according to instrustions in "İçli Köfte". Chill and set aside. Prepare same
basic mixture as stated in "lçli Köfte" again. Divide mixture into 2 portions.
Spread 1 portion in a well buttered baking pan evenly. Spread filling over layered
mixture. Spread remaining mixture over fılling flattening carefully and evenly.
Smooth surface with slightly wetted fıngers. Cut into 7.5-8 cm (3-3 1/4 inch)
squares. Sprinkle with water. Bake in a moderately hot oven for 35-40 minutes
or until light brown. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with melted butter or margarine.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||70 iu|
|Vitamin C||7 mg|
The recipe for
"Sini Köfte" is taken from Gaziantep. Although the ingredients are the same
with "İçli Köfte", shaping and cooking methods are different. Since köfte making-kneading and shaping is a time consuming process, this form is prefered by
many people. Preparing Sini Köfte is much easier than İçli Köfte. It is served
as a main dish for lunch or supper.