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    Spicy Beef Koftas With Chickpea Puree

    Spicy Beef Koftas With Chickpea Puree. Photo by pattikay in L.A.

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    55 mins

    25 mins

    30 mins

    pattikay in L.A.'s Note:

    From the Food and Cooking of Spain, Africa and the Middle East, posted for ZWT3. The meat is nicely flavored, not too hot. Prep time does not include 1 hour cooling time for meat mixture.

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    1. 1
      mix the ground beef with the onion, cumin, coriander, paprika, cayenne, salt, parsley and cilantro.
    2. 2
      knead the mixture well, then pound it till smooth in a blender or food processor.
    3. 3
      place in a dish, cover and leave to stand in a cool place for 1 hour.
    4. 4
      make the chickpea puree:.
    5. 5
      preheat the oven to 400. In a blender or food processor, process the chickpeas with the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin seeds, tahini and yogurt till well mixed.
    6. 6
      season with salt and pepper, tip the puree into an ovenproof dish, cover with foil and heat through in the oven for 20 minutes.
    7. 7
      divide the meat mixture into six portions and mold each on to a metal skewer so that the meat resembles a fat sausage.
    8. 8
      preheat the grill or broiler on the hottest setting and cook the kebabs for 4-5 minutes on each side. (Don't overcook so it doesn't dry out.).
    9. 9
      melt the butter and pour it over the hot chickpea puree. (if puree is too thick, thin with a bit more yogurt and or butter) serve the kebabs with the hot chickpea puree.
    10. 10
      serve with salad and bread.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Beef Koftas With Chickpea Puree

    Serving Size: 1 (213 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 457.5
    Calories from Fat 214
    Total Fat 23.8 g
    Saturated Fat 6.7 g
    Cholesterol 70.2 mg
    Sodium 514.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 31.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
    Sugars 5.8 g
    Protein 31.1 g

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    Greek yogurt

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