Kibbeh Batata Recipe

Kibbeh Batata is a potato and rice mixture, cooked with meat filling. Learn how to make/prepare Kibbeh Batata by following this easy recipe.
Kibbeh Batata Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
  • ½ pound Ground Lamb or Beef
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • ¼ cup Parsley (chopped)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • ½ cup Rice
  • 4 Potatoes (peeled and quartered in 4 halves)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • Cinnamon (optional)
How to make Kibbeh Batata:
  • Place a skillet on fire and combine meat and onion.
  • Cook, stirring continuously, till the meat turns brown and crumby.
  • Add garlic and sprinkle parsley and salt.
  • In another large saucepan, cook rice with potatoes, in enough water to cover the potatoes.
  • Cook for about 25 minutes, until the potatoes turn tender.
  • Drain the potato mixture in a strainer and return it to the saucepan.
  • Add turmeric and salt to taste.
  • Mash the mixture until smooth.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Spread half the potato mixture in the pan.
  • Cover it with the meat filling.
  • Top it with the remaining potato mixture.
  • If you desire, sprinkle some cinnamon on top.
  • Top it with butter and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove and cut into squares.
  • Serve hot.