Chicken Kofta curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For Kofta: 300 g chicken minced
  • 0.5 tsp garam masala
  • A big pinch grated nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp green chillies, minced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • For gravy: 1 cup onion, finely sliced
  • Oil to deep fry
  • 2 tbsp cashew nuts
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tbsp melon seeds (Magaz)
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 2 blades mace
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 0.5 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Chicken Kofta curry

  • Combine all the ingredients for Kofta. Shape into 3 cm round balls and reserve.
  • Deep fry the onion in hot oil till golden brown and grind to a paste.
  • Grind cashew nuts, poppy seeds and melon seeds to a paste.
  • Heat 3 tbsps of the oil in which onion was fried.
  • Add cloves, cardamom and mace.
  • Add the cashew nut paste and fry till oil separates.
  • Add turmeric and chilli powder, fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the onion paste and 2 cups of water. Add salt to taste.
  • Add the koftas and let it simmer gently till the koftas are cooked (if needed ,add more water while cooking).