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What is stuffed kofic? How to make Elazig’s famous stuffed kofik?

Kofik stuffed, which is very popular in Elazig and its surroundings, can also be prepared with chickpeas and meat in some regions. Different materials such as rice, minced meat, garlic and sumac are used in its production. The Kofik stuffed recipe was featured in the Masterchef trailer. Competitors will duel with stuffed recipes. So how to make stuffed kofik? Here are the kofik stuffed ingredients..

The word kofik is among the words used locally. Almost every region has some special words that they use. The word kofik is one of the words that belongs to a certain region and is widely used. The word kofik appears as a local word. This word is of Kurdish origin. According to the Turkish Language Association, the word kofik has more than one meaning. These meanings are as follows:

  • The gold-plated fez that is worn by married village women. Some kind of title.
  • Dried peppers or eggplant
  • Name given to dried vegetables
  • Hollow peppers or eggplant
  • The crown worn by women as an ornament
  • Dried eggplant or dried pepper

kofic recipe

Kofik dolma, which has different varieties such as dry stuffed with olive oil or dried stuffed with minced meat, is among the most popular flavors of traditional Turkish cuisine. We have compiled for you the Kofik stuffing materials, its preparation and tips, which are researched in search engines about kofik stuffed, which is prepared from peppers and eggplants that are sometimes dried by stringing and sometimes from various vegetables bought from the bazaar market.




4 dried chillies
4 dried eggplants
1 cup of rice
1 cup boiled chickpeas
250 g ground beef
1 tablespoon of chili paste
1 tablespoon of tomato paste
3 cloves of garlic
1 onion
1 teaspoon of thyme
1 teaspoon of sumac
1 teaspoon dried mint
1 teaspoon paprika
Black pepper
chili pepper

For the sauce;

1 tablespoon tomato paste
pomegranate syrup


First, finely chop the onion. Take oil and onions in a saucepan.

Then add tomato paste, rice, chickpeas, minced meat, garlic and spices, fry them and prepare the stuffing.

In the meantime, put the dried aubergines and dried peppers in boiling water and leave them for 5 minutes. Set the softened vegetables aside.

Fill the stuffing you have prepared into the dried aubergines and dry peppers. Take care to leave 1 finger space on it.

Squeeze the mouth of the eggplant and peppers and place them upright in the pot.

Prepare the sauce by mixing tomato paste, boiling water, pomegranate syrup and salt in a bowl.

Pour the sauce you have prepared into the pot so that it is over the stuffing and cook on medium heat.

At the end of an average of 30 minutes, the stuffed kofic will be cooked.

Enjoy your meal…

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