Keftedes is the Greek dish of "Meatballs" which is cooked with herbs and onions. They can be served as a main course with salad, chips and rice or for parties and the traditional meze. When used for parties or meze they are called Keftedakia (the 'akia' means small). There are many variations of these mouthwatering meatballs. Some are cooked using breadcrumbs, some with grated potatoes and others use a mixture of both breadcrunbs and grated potatoes. There are many variations of Greek Keftedes, such as Keftedes with cheese , Keftedes with Tomatoes, Fried Keftedes (Keftedes Tiganites). Keftedes is also a well-known dish in Cyprus.