Potato Kubbeh-كبة بطاطا

Ingredients

Kubbeh (Kibbeh):
1 cup Cup of Cracked Wheat (Bulgur) And 1 of warm water to soa
1 cup Olive Oil
Filling:
1 tablespoon Salt, Black Pepper, Allspice and Sumac. You can substitu

Preparation

1
Wash, peel, dice and boil the potatoes until tender. Mash and mix with salt, black pepper, and allspice.
2
Add the already soaked cracked wheat and mix with the mashed potatoes. To mix together well, use your hands, this way you will get a feel of how wet or firm the dough is. Add the olive oil gradually.
3
Saute' the chopped onions until translucent. Add the chopped walnuts and mix. Add the spices. At this point you can decide if you want to add the Sumac OR the Pomegranate Molasses.
4
To make the Potato Kubbeh in a pan ( Kubbeh bil Senyyeah):
5
Grease baking pan with olive oil. Flatten half of the potatoes and wheat dough in the baking pan. Spread the onion and walnut mixture. Add the top layer by flattening the dough into hand size pieces, add on top. At the end smooth the top layer by wetting your hand in little water. cut into squares or diamond shape before baking. You may drizzle with olive oil on top.
6
Bake in a preheated oven at 450 degrees F for about 15-20 minutes or until the edges are brownish in color . Make sure the top layers has a nice golden color. Cool and then serve warm or at room temperature with green salad or yogurt on the side.
7
To make the Potato Kubbeh in individual rolls:
8
Same directions like the above recipe but you can create rolls of the dough and fill with the onions and walnuts filling. It might be difficult to fry in a deep fryer. When I tried it the rolls fell apart, so I recommend that you make this type of Kubbeh in a pan only and bake in the oven.

About

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.

Yield:

6 servings

Added:

January 17, 2011

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