Comfort Food Series: Iranian Kotlet

An all-time favourite comfort food that brings up nostalgic childhood memories, is Persian “Kotlet“, or ???? ! The word originates from ‘cutlet‘, the western version of ground meat patties. This ground meat patty can be served hot or cold, at home or at picnics. Find the recipe below if you want to try them out yourself!


  • 250 grams ground beef
  • 2 large potato
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground garlic
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Grate potatoes & onions. Add ground beef, turmeric, salt, minced garlic & black pepper. Add eggs & mix well. If your mixture is too wet, add breadcrumbs. Take small amounts & flatten into patties. Fry until crispy brown. Enjoy!



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