1 pound ground beef
1 large potato, boil in the water, cool competently, grate
1 large onion, grated
2-3 large eggs
1 tablespoon chickpea flour *optional
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil for frying


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Let the
  2. Place a frying pan over medium heat and pourĀ  2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in the pan.
  3. Take a handful of the meat mixture, shape into a ball, flatten into an oval or a round shape and fry till brown on both sides. If needed add more oil.
  4. Drain on paper towel.

Serve warm or cold with herbs, sliced tomatoes, onions, pickles, and warm bread.

This recipe for Kotlet was originally featured in Turmeric & Saffron.