Meatballs With Rice ( Kadınbudu Köfte )


Hello dear friends! Today, as a Turkish foods family, we will share a delicious meatball recipe with you. One of the most popular dishes of Turkish cuisine is meatballs. This very popular meatball has 291 types of meatballs in Turkish cuisine such as inegöl meatballs, meatballs with rice , grilled meatballs and Izmir meatballs. The meatballs we will share with you today are meatballs with rice . This dish is one of the Ottoman palace dishes. And it is one of the dishes that has managed to survive from the past to the present. You can also consume this dish hot in main meals and in cold form as a snack.  It is not very difficult to make. All you have to do is boil some rice, fry some ground beef and onion, then mix all the ingredients and knead and fry them in a pan. You can even use your leftover rice pilaf for this meal. This is one of the foods that we can call easy to eat. We are sure  that meatballs with rice , which impress everyone with their taste, will impress you too.

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Meatball With Rice ( Kadınbudu Köfte )

Şerife Şakrak
Delicious meatballs recipe
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 6 person
Calories 405 kcal


  • Pot
  • 2 pan
  • bowl
  • Knife


  • 750 gram minced meat
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 egg
  • 3 spoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cummin
  • 2 teaspoon salt

For cooking

  • 1 cup of oil
  • 1 glass of crumbs bread
  • 2 mixed eggs


  • Firstly ,put 1 cup of rice and 2 glasses of hot water in a pot and add ½ teaspoon salt and cook them , after cooking , wait for cool down
  • Chop the onion and garlic into the small pieces , add 3 spoon oil in a pan , put onion and garlic and brown them
  • Add half of the minced meat in the pan and brown them
  • Put browned minced meat in a bowl and wait for cool down , add rice and other minced meat , 3 spoon flour ,1 egg and spices on it and knead them well
  • Wait it about 30 minutes in the fridge
  • Make the minced meat the shape of round meatballs
  • Cover them first with crumbs bread , then with mixed egg
  • Add 1 cup of oil in a pan and fry the meatballs inside it
  • You can serve it with potato puree


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In addition, you can create a visual feast on your tables with this dish and get everyone’s appreciation. It is also said that this meal is beneficial for children and athletes and it is recommended to be consumed. You can easily find this dish, which is very popular especially in Thrace and Balkans, in every restaurant you visit. You can be sure that you will catch the taste of the restaurant with our homemade recipe. You can also recommend this recipe to your friends with peace of mind. . As a Turkish foods family , we strongly recommend you to try this delicious meatball recipe that we have prepared for you. After trying it, do not forget to write your thoughts in the comments section.

Bon Appetit!

Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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