In Romanian: Chiftele marinate

Chiftelute marinate



  1. Grind the meat with a raw onion, soaked and squeezed bread and two finely chopped and lightly fried (in a tablespoon of lard) onions.
  2. Place the mixture in a bowl, add an egg, salt, pepper and chopped parsley and dill.
  3. Mix everything well.
  4. Take tablespoons of the mixture and with wet hands shape into balls.
  5. Dredge with flour and fry lightly in a pan with hot lard.
  6. Fry quickly at hot temperature, on all sides.
  7. Arrange the fried meat balls in a pan and cover with the following sauce.
  8. Put a finely chopped onion in the pan where the meat balls were fried and fry it with ½ teaspoon flour and then add the boiled and strained tomatoes.
  9. Add salt, sugar, juniper berries, bay leaf, vinegar and chopped parsley and dill.
  10. Simmer, shaking the pan from time to time.
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