Kofta Mumtaji

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Total Time:
1 hour
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Kofta Mumtaji

  • To prepare Koftas:
  • Heat the water in a pan, and tip in the minced meat.
  • Add chopped onions and garlic, salt, turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder.
  • Bring it to the boil, then cook for about half an hour on low flame.
  • Add the besan, flour and cook for another 15 mins.
  • When meat turns soft and dry, mash and knead well.
  • Beat one of the eggs in a bowl, and keep aside.
  • Mix a tbsp of milk-curd and a little of the beaten egg in the meat and knead once again.
  • Hard-boil the remaining eggs, cool and peel them.
  • To Shape the Koftas:
  • Take the well kneaded meat mixture, flatten it on your hand, and place one of the hard boiled eggs inside it.
  • Wrap the mixture round the egg, using extra if needed.
  • Shape rest of the koftas in the same way.
  • In a kadhai heat the ghee to nearly smoking. Dip each kofta in the beaten egg, then fry on medium heat until golden on all sides.
  • Drain well and place in a shallow dish.
  • Curry Preparation:
  • Take a large frying pan and gently fry the chopped onions, ginger and the sweet peppers or the herbs for three minutes in some ghee.
  • Add turmeric, salt, chilli powder, garam masala.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and simmer for a while.
  • Then add milk-curd and hot water.
  • Boil this gently for three to four mins, then remove from heat.
  • Carefully cut each kofta in half and pour some gravy on it before serving.
  • Serve it hot garnished with fried pista, almonds and silver foil.