Kofta Bil Siniyah Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Kofta Bil-Siniyah

Kofta Bil-Siniyah is a favorite Lebanese recipe that is easy and delicious as well. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 500 g lean minced beef
  • 1 small onion or 70 g, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes or 600 g, cut into medium round slices
  • 1 medium green bell pepper or 150 g, cut into rings
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g, round sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, round sliced
  • 2 cups water or 500 ml
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped for garnishing

How to Prepare

  1. Combine meat, chopped onion, black pepper, cinnamon powder and parsley in a mixing bowl. Mix well then divide the mixture into 12 meatballs. Flatten meatballs to form patties. Arrange in a 30 cm x 24 cm baking dish.
  2. Arrange potato slices on top of the meat patties, then the onions, bell pepper rings, and tomatoes slices.
  3. Put water, tomato paste, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt cubes, white pepper and cinnamon powder in a saucepan. Bring to boil then simmer for 5 mins with stirring to mix well.
  4. Pour prepared sauce into the oven plate and cover with foil. Bake in a 200˚C oven for 1 hour 30 mins or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.
  6. Tip: After peeling potatoes keep in water at room temperature to avoid changing in color.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 366.00 kcal
Protein: 23.00 g
Carbohydrate: 30.00 g
Fats: 17.00 g

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