Kibbi Balls

Kibbi Balls
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 35
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.5
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.6 mg
  • Sodium: 280.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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A famous Lebanese and Syrian dish loved by every member in the family. Serve hot. A famous Lebanese and Syrian dish loved by every member in the family. Serve hot.
Number of Servings: 35


    Ground beef, lean, 400 grams
    Allspice, 1 tbsp
    Onions, raw, 2 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    Celery, raw, 0.5 cup, diced
    Salt, 4 tsp
    cardamon, 1 tsp
    Orkide sunflower oil, 25 gram(s)
    Bulgur, dry, 1000 grams


Dough preparation:
Soak burghul in water for 1 hour, drain well, then press
with your hands to get rid of excess water. Add 1 tsp of allspices and 2 tsp of salt. Dough it well together. Put aside.

Meat filling:
Fry meat in 2 tbp oil, add all ingredients excpet celery.
Stir over medium heat till water fully obsorbed.
Add celery then stir for 1 minute.
Put aside.

Dough Filling:
Divide paste into egg sized balls
Dip your hands in cold water then roll each ball between the palms of your hands until smooth.Make a hole in the middle with your forefinger.
Work finger round in the hole until you have a shell
of even thickness.
Fill hole with filling mixture and close opening.
Moisten with cold water to seal well and to shape as wish
with two pointed sides or as a ball. If any breaks appear in shell, close with wet fingers.

Place in a pot. Fill it with water.
Place on fire wait till it start start to boil then watch for any piece that flod above water remove it and put it aside.
Once it all done you can either serve it inside a soup, or Fry it, or just serve it as it is with a salad.

Number of Servings: 35

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