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Monday, December 12, 2011

Turkish Ricotta Patties

(Lor Köftesi)

<br />Turkish Ricotta Patties
Kofte Ingredients:
~300 gr fresh Ricotta Cheese, wrap into two layers of paper towel to soak up any extra water
1 small size egg
4 tbsp all purpose flour
4 tbsp bread crumbs
1 small tomato, peeled, discard seeds, cut in small dice
2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
1/2 crushed pepper
4-5 peppercorn,crushed
2 tbsp parsley,chopped
2 tbsp dill,chopped

1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 egg, whisked

For frying; Sunflower oil.

Mix all the Kofte ingredients in small bowl. Then give them the shape with your hands, shown in the picture. Keep it in the fridge for about half an hour.

Pour the sunflower oil in a frying pan and heat it up. Place the flour on a plate and beat the eggs in a bowl. First dip each kofte in the flour, then dip in the egg mixture. Fry the kofte evenly.

Afterwards, place on a paper towel to soak up any extra oil. Let the Ricotta Patties stand for about 1,5 - 2 hours. Serve with Turkish black olives, tomato and parsley as an appetizer or breakfast!

13-14 Ricotta Patties.

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At 7:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi, thank you for this recipe but i have a question can i froze these patties?

At 10:53 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

I don't think soft cheese like ricotta freezes very well. I have never tried it myself, but the texture would not be the same.

At 9:03 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So should these be served cold?

At 10:18 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

You may serve it at room temperature or chilled.


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