Turkish Meatballs

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Sackville

I learned to make this at a Turkish cooking class. Serve it with a variety of Middle Eastern dishes and feel free to adjust the seasonings to your taste. What I've given is an absolute minimum, but when I make the meatballs I normally throw in extra cumin and sometimes chilli flakes. You can also make this with minced beef.

Top Review by sukran demirel

it works very well.and most delicious meat ball ever had.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the bulgur by covering it with a cup of boiling water and letting it soak in a covered bowl for about 10 minutes.
  2. Uncover and let cool for a few minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, put the rest of the ingredients except the parsley in a mixing bowl.
  4. Add in the cooled bulgur and use your hands to thoroughly mix everything together.
  5. Roll them with your hands into balls around the same size as a golf ball and flatten them a little.
  6. Now you can either bake them in a hot oven for around 10 minutes or fry them in hot oil until they are browned all over.
  7. Serve with parsley sprinkled on top.

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