Minced Meat Kofta

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Total Time:
30-45 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the Koftas:
  • 1/2 kg finely minced meat
  • 2 tbsp gramflour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp coconut (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1-1 1/2 tbsp curds
  • 1 cm cube ginger
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 green chilli
  • 6-8 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 7 eggs
  • For the gravy:
  • 1/2 cup curds
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 green chilies, sliced
  • 3/4 cm cube ginger
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic (ground together fine)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil or ghee
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • garam masala powder
  • 2 cloves
  • 3-4 pepper corn
  • 2 cm cinnamon
  • 2 cardamoms ( Roast and powder.Keep in bottle)
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1/2 tsp black jeera

How to Make Minced Meat Kofta

  • Boil 1/2 cup water and add minced meat.Add all other ingredients for kofta except besan, curds and eggs.
  • Lower heat and cook for 15-20 mins.
  • Add besan and cook for another minute or two. The minced meat should be quite dry.
  • Grind into a paste.
  • Add 1 raw egg and curds and knead well.Divide into 12 portions. shape each into a cup. Invert a cup on each end of the boiled eggs and cover up completely with the meat mixture.
  • Fry each roll in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Halve each egg and keep them hot in a dish while the gravy is being made.
  • For the gravy:
  • Heat the oil or ghee for gravy and fry the sliced onion until golden brown. Add the ground masala and sliced green chilli.
  • Fry until ghee masala has a pleasant aroma. Add chilli powder, garam masala and turmeric powder.Mix well.
  • Beat the curds well and add to the fried masala.
  • Cook until the ghee separates and the gravy has a rich brown colour.
  • Add blanched tomatoes cut into small pieces.Cook until it forms a thick sauce (about 5-7 minutes).Add salt.
  • Add hot water and bring to boil.
  • Pour over the koftas and serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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