Kibbeh is a traditinal Levatine Cuisine, it is also more popular in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iran and in Arabian Peninsula. Kibbeh is made with ground bulgur and ground meat stuffed with walnuts and cheese. The most popular shape of this kibbeh is a croquette shape. It can also made in other shapes like in a big pan and cut them into slices.
For vegetarian option of these kibbeh , we can also make these kibbeh with potato and stuffed with walnuts . Serve these kibbeh warm with salad and salsa or with meat.
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Recipe Source: Discover Lebanon
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Mashed potatoes- 1 cup
Bulgur wheat- 1/2 cup
Walnut- 2 tbsp
Onion- 1 small sized finely chopped
Garlic- 3 cloves finely grated
Olive oil- 2 tbsp
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius. Wash the bulgur wheat and blend it in a food processor. Fry the onions and chopped walnuts in a pan separately. Mix the bulgur, mashed potatoes, garlic, salt and pepper. Grease a shallow baking dish. Press half of the mixture all over the pan. Spread the onion and walnut on top of that. Spread the remaining potato mixture on top of the walnuts to cover completely. Score the top with diamond shape and pour the oil on top of it.
Bake it in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until the top looks golden brown in colour. Serve warm with salad and meat or salsa.
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