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Anchovy Rissoles (Hamsi Köftesi)

Hamsi Koftesi Ingredients:
1/2 kg fresh anchovy fillets (finely chopped)
2 tablespoon parsley (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon fresh mint (finely chopped)
4 cloves garlic (crushed)
3 slices stale bread (soaked in water and squeezed)
maize flour
salt and pepper
oil to fry

Mix the chopped anchovies, herbs, spices, bread and garlic thoroughly, form into flat oval rissoles, dip in maize flour and fry in hot oil.

Notes: It is a typical dish of the Black Sea region of Turkey.

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