Grilled Meatball with Fried Eggs
(Yumurtali Izgara Kofte)
Meatball (kofte) ingredients:
500 gr ground beef, regular
1 large slice of Turkish bread without the crust (1 cm thick), soak the bread into milk, then squeeze the milk out
1 tbsp bread crumbs
1 small onion, grated
1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp red pepper, powdered
1 tsp salt
For each kofte, one or two slices of Turkish pastrami (pastirma), lightly fry both sides in the pan with a little bit butter
For each kofte, three or four rings of white onion, floured, fried in a little bit olive oil
For each kofte, 1 egg, fried in butter, seasoned with salt and pepper
Knead all the kofte ingredients for about 5 minutes. Give them a large cylinder shape. Press them on the top with your fingers.
Set the oven to grill. Arrange the meatballs on a wire. When the one side is cooked, flip and cook the other side of the meatballs.
Cut the corner of Turkish bread in half. Place the grilled kofte on it. Place the fried egg on kofte. Arrange the pastirma and fried onions over the top. Cover them with the other half of bread, squeeze to pop the egg and bite. Afiyet olsun!