Day 3: Sucmic Kufta

Here is a quick Armenian recipe that will help you use up left over mashed potatoes! Or you can make your potatoes before hand. Enjoy!

Sucmic Kufta
Potato and Bulghur Appetizers
Serves 4 – 6

1 1/2 cup cold mashed potatoes
1/2 cup fine bulghur wheat – soaked in hot water for about 10 – 15 minutes until soft
1 small onion, chopped fine
2 Tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
salt and pepper to taste


1. Knead bulghur into mashed potato until well mixed
2. Add remaining ingredients, mix well.
3. Shape into small egg-sized portions with hands.
4. Chill before serving
5. Arrange sucmic on a platter and brush lightly with olive oil. Garnish with sprigs of parsley.

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  1. Terrell  December 3, 2012

    Do you cook the bulghur somehow?

  2. Brenda Pierce  December 3, 2012

    The bulghur is soaked in hot water (not boiled) until it is soft – about 10 – 15 minutes or so. Sorry about not including that in the instructions. I will change it!