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Shahi Kofta Recipe

Shahi Kofta is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • For Koftas:
  • 500 g - Kheema (minced mutton)
  • 2 - medium sized Onions (cut and fried in oil)
  • 2 tsps - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - finely chopped Coriander and Mint leaves
  • 1 tsp -Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - Ginger-Garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • For Gravy:
  • 50 g - Kaju (Cashew nuts, soak in hot water for an hour and grind into a fine paste)
  • 2 - small size Onions (grind into a paste)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger- Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - dry powder of Coriander and Jeera
  • 1 cup - Cream or Curd or Coconut Milk (according to taste)
  • 2 pinches - Saffron (soaked in a tsp of milk)
  • salt to taste
  • Oil
  • How to Make Shahi Kofta:

    1. Grind the fried onion and then mix all the ingredients for koftas.
    2. Make medium sized balls and deep fry them in oil. Keep them aside.
    3. Put some oil in a pan.
    4. Then add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, dhania, jeera powder, salt and fry for a few minutes. When oil and masala have separated, add paste of cashew and again fry for a minute.
    5. Then add curd, cream or coconut milk and a glass of water.
    6. Boil the gravy and when it gets thick, add fried koftas and boil for five minutes.
    7. Sprinkle saffron soaked in milk and serve with boiled rice or naan.


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