Stuffed Meatballs and Chestnuts in Saffron Broth (Küfta Bozbash)

stuffed meatballs and chestnuts in saffron broth (küfta bozbash)
Stuffed Meatballs and Chestnuts in Saffron Broth (Küfta Bozbash)Jason Lang

Made with a simple broth steeped with saffron and fresh mint, this traditional Azeri soup has delicate flavors. Chickpeas, chestnuts, and tender lamb-and-rice meatballs filled with dried fruit give it heartiness, and garnishes of radishes, scallions, and red onion add texture and crunch.