(FAVA BEANS MEATBALLS)
4 oz (113g) Fava Beans 4 oz (113g) Ground Beef 3/4 Cup Rice 1 Egg 2 oz (57g) Dill 1/4 Tsp Saffron 3 Dried Prunes 1 Onion 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste Salt, Turmeric, Ground Red Pepper Preparations: 1- Soak rice in water for 4 hours or overnight. 2- Soak Saffron in boiling water for 20 minutes. 3- Slice the onion. 4- Mince the dill. 5- Dice the fava beans. Directions: 1- Fry the onions with vegetable oil in a small pot until golden. 2- In a large bowl, combine rice, minced dill, and diced fava beans. 3- Add an egg and ground beef to the mixture. 4- Transfer half of the fried onions to this bowl. 5- Garnish with salt, ground red pepper and turmeric. 6- Stir well until all the ingredients well mixed. 7- Take fistful of the mixture and make orange sized meatballs. 8- Add turmeric and tomato paste to the remaining of the fried onion, stirring. 9- Continue heating for 2 minutes. 10- Stir in the soaked saffron, and fill the pan half way with water. 11- Over medium heat, bring the sauce to a boil. 12- Stir in dried prunes. 13- Transfer the meatballs into the sauce. 14- Boil for 30 minutes or until the water is evaporated over medium-low heat.
KOOFTEH BAGHALI (FAVA BEANS MEATBALLS) CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Fava Bean Meatballs or Koofteh Baghali contains very high amounts of vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and high amounts of manganese, iron, and dietary fiber. One serving (3.5 oz / 100g) of fava beans meatballs or Koofteh baghali has 13 percent vitamin A, 17 percent calcium and 9 percent vitamin C (DV). One serving of Koofteh Baghali (Fava Beans Meatballs) has 255 calories (52 calories from fat), 5.8g total fat (1.3g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 675mg potassium, 41.3g total carbohydrates (6.7g dietary fiber, 9.2g sugars), and 12.4g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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