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Dawood Baasha

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  Kofta mixture 1 Pound
  Pine nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil/Nut oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large
  Tomatoes 4 Medium
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mixed spices 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon

Mould the kafta mixture into balls about half the size of an egg.
In a saucepan lightly brown the pine nuts in oil, remove and set aside.
Fry the onions in the same oil until golden brown, remove and set aside, then brown the meatballs and set aside.
Place the peeled tomatoes and tomato paste blended with water in the pan and bring to a boil.
Add the mixed spices, salt and pepper, lemon juice, onions and meat balls.
Simmer for 20 minutes adding a little more water if required.
Add the pine nuts just before serving.
Serve with Rice Pilaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 426 Calories from Fat 324

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 291.9 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.8%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 37.2%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dawood Baasha Recipe