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best persian kotlet recipe

by London Zieme Published 5 months ago Updated 5 months ago
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What is a Persian kotlet?

This is a recipe for the famous Persian Kotlet. These are Turkey Kotlets ( turkey cutlets) and they are absolutely delicious. I used to use ground beef for this recipe but for the past several years I have been making them with ground turkey, and the result is lighter, crispier, and tastier kotlets!

How do you cook kotlets in a pan?

Wash your hands, and heat vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Fry a few kotlets at a time, making sure not to overcrowd. Once you see that the bottom has turned a golden brown where the edges are a rich brown and crispy, flip them over.

What do you serve kotlet with?

You can serve kotlet with a variety of raw and cooked vegetables such as broccoli or carrots and pickled cucumbers. You can also use yogurt and a variety of sauces. You can also serve french fries with cutlet, but it is not recommended because of high-calorie intake.

Can you make kotlet with raw potatoes?

However, if you would like to make kotlet with raw potatoes, simply grate the potatoes and add them to the ground beef. Mix well and add in onion, egg, spices and flour. Shape the patties and fry them in the pan with olive, canola or vegetable oil and then serve.

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Kotlet different types

Depending on the type of meat you utilize in making Kotlet, you can have different types of it. The most popular kind of Kotlets make by beef, chicken, and turkey. However, pork cutlet has its fans out of Iran.

NUTRITION FACTS

Since Kotlets are fried in oil, they have a quite high calorie. Each 100 gr of Kotlet has 300 kcal.

SERVING STYLE

Kotlet is usually served as a sandwich. It can be an excellent choice for workplace meals or picnics. For making a Kotlet sandwich, you need bread (typically french budget), or any other kind of bread you can make a sandwich with. You also need pickles, tomatoes, and parsley.

Vegetarian tips

If you are a vegetarian and you are thriving to eat Kotlet, you can use ground soybeans instead of meat. Omitting the beef is not an option, and you should replace it with something else. Because there are only two main ingredients and deleting one of them enhances the other one’s full flavor that is not pleasant.

What are the ingredients?

The main ingredients of Kotlet are potatoes and meat. However, in some regions such as Azerbaijan, people add ground split chickpeas to the mixture of potatoes and meat. Like any other Persian dish, onions accompany ground meat while cooking. The amount of potato is significant because adding more potato makes your Kotlet taste like Kuku Sibzamini.

Cooking process

To cook Kotlet, you have to make a paste-like primary mixture of potatoes and meat. You ground the meat and onion together. Then you squash the half-cooked potatoes and add it to the combination. If you are following an Azari type recipe, and your ingredients contain split chickpeas, you should ground them before adding to the mixture.

Kotlet

Kotlet is delicious Persian food. It is made with mashed potatoes and ground meat. Iranians serve Kotlet inside the bread and with tomatoes and pickles as Kotlet sandwich.

Notes and Tips to Make Kotlet

You can use raw and cooked potatoes for Kotlet, this choice is personal. If you cook with raw potatoes, you need less oil to fry.

Kotlet Recipe With Chicken Meat

Cook 300 g chicken breast with a glass of water, one onion and a little salt and pepper on a gentle flame. Then cook and grate three potatoes. Chop the chicken and grate 1 onion and mix 2 eggs with grated potatoes some salt and pepper together. Now immerse your palms with Toasted flour and take enough of materials, shape it and then fry.

How to cook Kotlet for vegetarians

First grate 3 medium-sized potatoes, carrots and two small onions. Then remove the extra water by pressing them by hand and add one egg. Then add a little saffron, powder of garlic, salt, and black pepper, 1 teaspoon of turmeric and two spoons bread powder and mix well.

What to Serve with Kotlet?

You can serve kotlet with a variety of raw and cooked vegetables such as broccoli or carrots and pickled cucumbers. You can also use yogurt and a variety of sauces. You can also serve french fries with cutlet, but it is not recommended because of high-calorie intake.

What is Kotlet?

Kotlet is a Persian dish made with ground beef and lamb mixed with spices and eggs and fried in a pan. It originates from the word "cutlet" which means a thin slice of meat or a croquette or cutlet-shaped patty made with ground meat. Kotlet is a delicious family dinner that also makes great leftovers and is perfect for school lunch.

What do I need to make homemade Kotlet

To make these Persian meat patties, all you need are only 6 ingredients:

Persian Kotlet, not only a dish, but a lifestyle

I of course, have made this dish exactly the way my maman makes it because to me, traditional food is the food your mom makes, the way she has learned it from her mother, and I strongly believe those recipes should be kept and continued.

Persian Meat Patties- Kotlet

Persian meat patties aka Kotlet are tasty patties that are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. They are easy to make and so delicious to eat!

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