Mix all ingredients and add salt to taste. Make 20
small balls and put them in the fridge for one hour. Fry them until
brown on all sides, add a few tablespoons water and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve with rice and
Kefta (kofte, kofta, köfte,
kefedes, kufta) are popular from
and Turkey all
the way to Morocco. The
word comes from the Persian verb "kuftan", which means grind.
Ben Bella was president in
Algeria after the liberation war which
freed the country from
French colonialism. On 19 June 1965, Ben
Bella was deposed by a rebel friend and exiled to
Switzerland. This day remained a national holiday.
culinary calendar for more links
between cooking and history.