Persian Cutlets, or Kotlets as it is known to the Persians, is a traditional and very popular dish, native to Iranian culture.
It is generally served with rice or a salad at dinner time.
* 500 grams ground beef
* 4 Medium sized boiled potatoes
* 1 egg
* 1 large onion
* Crushed pepper
– Grate your onion and boiled potato and mix it with the ground beef.
– Add salt, turmeric and crushed pepper
– Add one egg to this mixture
– Make patties and pan fry
Recipes for suggested accompaniments:
Yoghurt is also a popular meal accompaniment in the Iranian cuisine and for our recipe we have also added it with salad and Indian bread.persianmama.com
– Thinly sliced cucumbers, one red onion (diced) and tomatoes (diced).
– Prepare a dressing made of olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and dry mint.
– Pour dressing over salad.
Spinach Garlic Yoghurt:
– Blend baby spinach in a mixer with two large cloves of garlic and 2 green chillies (green chilli is optional if you can take spice) and keep aside.
– Beat your yoghurt till it has good consistency.
– Mix the baby spinach mixture with the yoghurt and add salt for taste.
– Take whole beetroot and it’s liquid from tin, pour into small pot and add water until it covers the top of the beets.
– Then Boil. Once boiled, drain beet water into a wok and set beetroots aside (do not throw the water away).
– In the wok, boil the beetroot water, about 1 1/2 teaspoons of white vinegar and a pinch of sugar and salt, bring to a boil.
– Slice the beetroot and place in a jar, pour the vinegar mixture on top and keep aside.
Lachcha Paratha (Indian Bread):
* 2 and a half cups of whole wheat flour (Atta Flour found at Stop and Shop).
* 1 teaspoon salt.
* 3 tablespoons of oil.
– Mix the ingredients above and add water as required to knead into a dough of soft consistency (but not sticky).
– Divide the dough into 8 portions in the shape of balls and flatten it a bit.
– Roll the flattened ball of dough into a round flat circle.
– Slice strips and place them one on top of the other and roll into a circle (similar to that of a Swiss roll).
– With a rolling pin flatten the roll (which looks like a Swiss roll).
– Heat your pan and cook your bread on the pan till it is lightly brown on both sides. Add a bit of oil if needed.