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Fried Potato Rolls

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This is a vegetarian , satisfying and easy recipe for Kubbet (Kibbet) Batata (Baked Potatoes With Cracked Wheat). It does not take much time to prepare if you happen to have all the ingredients at home. It makes a nice presentation and easy to handle finger food if you are having a gathering or a party. Here are the few and simple ingredients that make a nice tasting dish that is satisfying and filling.
  Potato 2 Large, peeled, diced and boiled
  Cracked wheat bulgur 1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked in 1 cup warm water
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Allspice To Taste
For filling
  Onion 1 , diced
  Walnut 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Sumac/Pomegranate molasses To Taste
  Olive oil To Taste

1. Mash the potatoes and mix salt, black pepper, and allspice.
3. Add the already soaked cracked wheat and mix with the mashed potatoes.
4. In a skillet, onions along with olive oil, saute until thee onions turn translucent.
5. Add the chopped walnuts and mix. Season with the spices the spices.
6. Take a ball of the potatoes and wheat dough, fill with onion and walnut mixture and seal.Repeat the process to make several such rolls.
7. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the prepared rolls.

12. Serve warm or at room temperature with green salad or yogurt on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Middle Eastern
Deep Fried
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
If you are a vegetarian didn't you wonder if you could eat those sexy kibbeh every time you saw them? Well, here is a fried potato rolls recipe which won't let you feel left out, next time you have an Arabic treat. It is a great recipe with walnut stuffing. It might as well give the real ones run for its money.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 603 Calories from Fat 415

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.1%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 65.8 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.5%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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