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Fish roe balls: Taramokeftedes

Fish roe balls
Servings: 6


  • 1 1/2 cup of wet crumbs of bread
  • 1-2 pinches of dill, finely choped
  • 5 tablespoons of flour for all purposes
  • 1-2 pinches of mint, finely choped
  • a little of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 of a medium, white onion, grated
  • 1-2 cups of parsley, finely choped
  • 1-2 pinches of pepper
  • 1 cup of tarama (fish roe)
Fish roe balls - Taramokeftedes

Fish roe balls – Taramokeftedes


  • Soak the fish roe in water overnight.
  • Preheat the oil and fry the onions well.
  • In a bowl, add the onions, fish roe, bread crumbs, seasonings and flour and knead well until mixture becomes a stiff dough.
  • Roll into balls and fry in a little heated oil.
  • Drain and serve hot.

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