Baked Kofta with Eggplant

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Authorksalman
RatingDifficultyBeginner

The kitchen is the kingdom of the housewife, in which she seeks to provide the most delicious food, and she tries hard to search for new recipes to add to her family table. Today, we present to you, delicious Baked Kofta with Eggplant in an easy way.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr

 3 large eggplants
 1.1 lbs (500 gr) minced beef mixed with fat
 1 cup tomato sauce
 2 onions, finely chopped
 1.4 oz (40 gr) fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
 black pepper and salt (to taste)
 Vegetable oil for frying (as needed)

1

Peel the eggplant in alternative long strips, to look like a zebra, then cut long-wise into medium thickness slices.

2

Sprinkle the salt over the eggplant, then put it in a large colander, and set it aside for an hour until it drains from the excess water.

3

Mix well, minced beef, finely chopped onions, finely chopped parsley, black pepper and salt.

4

Make the kofta mixture the way you like it, preferably in the form of fingers.

5

In a large skillet, put vegetable oil and heat it over medium heat, stir the kofta fingers until their water dries. Take it out of the skillet and put aside in dish.

6

Fry the eggplant in the oil, then put it on a kitchen paper to absorb the extra oil.

7

Wrap each finger of the kofta with a slice of fried eggplant.

8

Place wrapped kofta fingers in oven tray. Mix well the tomato sauce with little water, salt and black pepper. Pour the tomato sauce mixture over it.

9

Bake in the oven for about an hour. Garnish with chopped parsley then serve it hot.

Ingredients

 3 large eggplants
 1.1 lbs (500 gr) minced beef mixed with fat
 1 cup tomato sauce
 2 onions, finely chopped
 1.4 oz (40 gr) fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
 black pepper and salt (to taste)
 Vegetable oil for frying (as needed)

Directions

1

Peel the eggplant in alternative long strips, to look like a zebra, then cut long-wise into medium thickness slices.

2

Sprinkle the salt over the eggplant, then put it in a large colander, and set it aside for an hour until it drains from the excess water.

3

Mix well, minced beef, finely chopped onions, finely chopped parsley, black pepper and salt.

4

Make the kofta mixture the way you like it, preferably in the form of fingers.

5

In a large skillet, put vegetable oil and heat it over medium heat, stir the kofta fingers until their water dries. Take it out of the skillet and put aside in dish.

6

Fry the eggplant in the oil, then put it on a kitchen paper to absorb the extra oil.

7

Wrap each finger of the kofta with a slice of fried eggplant.

8

Place wrapped kofta fingers in oven tray. Mix well the tomato sauce with little water, salt and black pepper. Pour the tomato sauce mixture over it.

9

Bake in the oven for about an hour. Garnish with chopped parsley then serve it hot.

Baked Kofta with Eggplant

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