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Minced meat and methi koftas Recipe

Minced meat and methi koftas is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
20 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 500 g - minced Meat
  • 250 g chopped, small Methi leaves
  • diced Onions
  • 1/4tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli paste
  • 1tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1tsp - coriander powder
  • 1-2 Green chillies
  • How to Make Minced meat and methi koftas:

    1. Clean the minced meat
    2. Ensure that all the water is drained out completely, if not the koftas might split.
    3. Once the water from the meat is drained out completely squeeze the meat and form small balls of them and keep it in the fridge for about 15-20 mins.
    4. In a pan heat the oil, add onions fry a bit.
    5. Then add methi leaves and fry until the oil separates and the onions turn golden brown.
    6. To this add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder, green chillies and saute for about 5 mins.
    7. Then add some water if a gravy is required.
    8. Once a thick gravy is formed, add the koftas and cover the pan with a lid.
    9. Do not use a spoon or spatula as the koftas might break, keep tossing the pan.
    10. Cook until the meat is tender.
    11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot.


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