Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Grandma Ana Fadul shares the Kibe recipe she learnt from her Turkish mother. Filmed by Leonardo, Nathalie and Anna Julia (the granddaughter of Ana Fadul). They also made Grandma Sulzy’s amazing Strawberry Cake.
- 1/2 Kg Bulgar Wheat
- 1/2 Kg Ground beef
- 4 big onions
- Black pepper
Wash the wheat three times to remove the dirt. Squeeze out the water from the wheat.
To make the ‘dressing’ grind the mint and onions in a meat grinder. Add salt and pepper.
Mix the dressing with the meat and wheat mixture. Add more salt to taste.
Process through grinder once again.
Separate the ground mixture in two.
Put one half of the mixture in a bowl and top with olive oil. This will be served uncooked.
Form the other half into tightly packed balls.
Deep fry in hot oil.
Serve the deep fried balls and the uncooked paste together.