Chicken Kofta Curry with Pomegranate syrup

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Chicken Kofta Curry is an incredible twist to your regular chicken curry. This non-vegetarian curry is a distinct dish, with an assortment of the tastiest ingredients. If you want to try an innovative chicken curry, then go for this. 

The savoury kofta balls are cooked in an oven separately. The flavourful curry is made with the mentioned desi ingredients and then the cooked chicken koftas are added to it. A dash of pomegranate syrup gives extra taste to the curry. 

To make it more special, add fresh cream before serving.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 400 g - chicken mince
  • 1 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 cup - boiled onion paste
  • 1/2 cup - cashewnut paste
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 3/4 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 3/4 cup - tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp - pomegranate syrup
  • 2 tbsp - fresh cream
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • Salt as per taste

How to Make Chicken Kofta Curry with Pomegranate syrup

  • Mix cinnamon powder, 1 tsp of salt and chicken mince thoroughly.
  • Divide this mixture into 12 equal portions.
  • Shape them into balls (koftas) and place on a greased baking tray.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes and then cook in a preheated oven for 15 mins at 220 C.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add boiled onion paste and cook till it turns pink.
  • Add ginger garlic paste.
  • Saute for a minute on a slow flame.
  • Stir in tomato puree and cashewnut paste dissolved in a little water.
  • Cook for 5 mins, stirring constantly.
  • Add 1.5 cups of water, bring it to a boil.
  • Add cooked chicken koftas, garam masala powder and pomegranate syrup.
  • Correct seasoning. Simmer for 5 mins
  • Add fresh cream just before serving.