Kota is the most beloved and most famous dish in the middle east, its delicious and ohh its so easy to make.
Every home has its own recipe to prepare this dish, its widely made in a pan like my mom’s recipe below, or as a Kabob on skewers, or long shaped meatballs.
The long shaped meatballs or the Kabob skewers are always served with Hummus , fries and pita bread.
Any way its prepared it will be delicious served with middle eastern salad.
1.50 lbs. Lean ground beef
2 cups Parsley
1 large Onion
4 Med Size Tomatoes
4 Med Size Potato
1 1/2 Tbsp. Black pepper plus extra (optional)
1/2 Tbsp. Table Salt plus extra (optional)
1 Tbsp. Curry powder
2 Tbsp. Olive oil
3 cups Water
4 Tbsp. butter cut to small pieces
Preheat oven to 450
In a food processor, separately chop parsley and onion, making sure not to over chop them, need a minced consistency not watery soup.
Add chopped parsley and onion to the ground beef, add salt, pepper, curry powder and olive oil, mix well until all combined.
In 9 x 13 inch baking pan with clean hands pat down the meat mixture, making sure its evenly distributed it in the pan.
Add sliced Potatoes and top with sliced tomatoes and butter, sprinkle with additional salt and pepper if you desire, add water and cover with aluminum foil.
Bake for 35-45 minutes depending on your oven, uncover and bake for additional 10-20 minutes.
let the pan cool for 5 minutes.