Potatoes Burger

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Potatoes Burger (Patates Köftesi)

Potatoe5 medium size500 gr
Bread (stale)2 thin slices60 gr
Parsley 2/3 bunch40 gr
Yellow cheese5 tablespoon50 gr
Egg1 piece50 gr
Salt1 1/2 teaspoon9 gr
Black Pepper1/4 teaspoon0.5 gr
Nutmeg1/4 teaspoon0.5 gr
Oil3 tablespoon30 gr


Cook potatoes in water until tender. Peel and mash while still hot; cool. Soak bread in clod water. Squeeze dry. Combine potatoes, bread, egg, minced parsley, cheese, salt and spices. Mix thoroughly. Shape into 18 egg sized 7 mm thick oval flat patties between oiled palms. Arrange in an oiled baking pan. Bake in a moderate oved for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Transfer on a serving plate with a turner. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy160 cal
Protein5,3 g
Fat8,6 g
Carbohydrates15,7 g
Calcium75 mg
Iron0,9 mg
Phosphorus103 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium699 mg
Vitamin A406 iu
Thiamine0,08 mg
Riboflavin0,09 mg
Niacin1,11 mg
Vitamin C10 mg
Cholesterol48 mg

Regional Characteristics:

It is usually served at cocktail parties. lnstead of bread, 2-3 tablespoons of dried bread crumbs can be used. Potatoe köftes are deep fat fried in some recipes. Potatoe köftes are coated well with flour before frying. Then dipped in well-beaten egg. Coated well with bread crumbs. Fried and drained on paper towel. 1/4 teaspoon mace can be added to potatoe mixture.