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Khatoon Boodhi

Rice and Meat Patties from Araksi Dinkjian
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 48 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 8 patties


  • ½ cup uncooked short grain rice (such as Carolina Rice, cooked according to package directions)
  • ½ lb raw ground lamb
  • ½ lb raw ground beef
  • 1 onion, medium (coarsely chopped)
  • salt, pepper, Aleppo pepper, ground coriander (seasonings measured according to your own taste)
  • 1 beaten egg (for meat mixture)
  • 1 beaten egg (for dipping)
  • canola oil (for sautéing and pan frying)


  • Cook ½ cup rice according to package directions. Once cooked, allow rice to cool completely.
  • Sauté chopped onions in 1 to 2 Tbsp. canola oil until soft but not brown. Allow onions to cool completely.
  • In a large bowl add the ground lamb and beef, the cooked and cooled rice and onions, 1 beaten egg, and the seasonings measured to your taste. Mix ingredients with your hands until well-combined.
  • Form mixture into small patties of uniform size and thickness.
  • Dip the patties into beaten egg. Coat on both sides.
  • Place enough canola oil to coat the bottom of a large skillet. Turn burner on to medium heat. Add patties to skillet without crowding them. You might have to cook them in smaller batches, Pan fry patties until golden on both sides and meat is cooked through.
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