|Kofta mixture||1 Pound|
|Pine nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Olive oil/Nut oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Tomato paste||2 Tablespoon|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mixed spices||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|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.