Simple Kofta Curry

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - ground Lamb/mutton
  • 1 tbsp - ginger, garlic paste
  • 1/4 tbsp - garam masala
  • 1 - big onion
  • 3-4 - green chillies
  • 1 - big tomatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp - jeera
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Simple Kofta Curry

  • For Meat Balls:
  • Cook the meat/lamb without water, since it will leave water.
  • Make a paste out of green chillies and a little ginger and garlic, jeera etc.
  • Add the paste to the meat, then one egg and mix well with hand.
  • If the meat is a bit coarse, grind it in mixer.
  • Make into small balls.
  • Fry the balls in little oil.
  • Do not over fry, just fry lightly.
  • Note: If the meat become more watery, then add some maida and then make the balls.
  • Method for Curry:
  • Add oil in a kadai, about 3 tbsp
  • Add a little garam masala,
  • Add onion and fry well.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry well.
  • Add chilli powder, turmeric and fry well.
  • Add tomatoes and fry well.
  • Cook well till the onion and tomato blend well.
  • Now add some water, preferably the liquid which was left while cooking the mutton and bring to a boil
  • Add the meat balls.
  • Cook for just one boil and garnish with cilantro.
  • Don't over boil since the meat balls will break.