Nargisi Kofta

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For gravy: 125 g - cream
  • 150 ml - milk
  • 50 g - cashewnuts
  • 3 tsp - white pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - garlic paste
  • 3 tsp - onion paste
  • 3 tsp - tomato puree
  • 1 inch - cinnamon
  • 6 - cloves
  • 6 - cardamoms
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • For kofta: 4 - boiled eggs
  • 200 g - minced chicken or mutton
  • 50 g - besan
  • 4-5 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger (grated)
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 - onion (finely chopped)
  • Pinch of hing
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee or oil
  • For garnishing: 1 tbsp - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - cream

How to Make Nargisi Kofta

  • For Kofta:
  • Mix all the ingredients, except the eggs, and knead the dough with the help of water.
  • Take a ping-pong ball sized dough in hand and flatten it.
  • Place a boiled egg at the centre of the dough and shape it into a ball.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining dough.
  • Heat ghee or oil in a kadai, deep fry the balls and keep them aside.
  • For gravy: Heat ghee in a pan, add all the ingredients except the powdered spices, milk and cream.
  • Fry the ingredients for 5-7 mins, stir them well.
  • Add the powdered spices and fry until the masala oozes oil.
  • Add milk, cream, 1/2 cup of water, and let it simmer on low flame for 15 mins.
  • Add the koftas in the gravy and cook for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with cream and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with naan or paratha.

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