Wednesday, June 27, 2012

KEEME JA KOFTA ( Mince Meat Balls in Gravy)



Mutton kofta curry (Indian meatball curry) is prepared with mutton or chicken mince with the addition of spices. The meatballs are slow-cooked in succulent onion tomato gravy. This can be served with rotis or rice. The dry version of koftas also make a lovely party snack.

Ingredients:
Mutton mince ........... 1/2 kg. (or) Chicken mince
Onions ....................... 5-6 sliced
Tomato ................... 1 chopped
Green chillies ......... 2-3
Ginger-garlic paste ..... 1 tbsp.
Bread crumbs ............. 1 tbsp.
Coriander powder ...... 1tsp.
Cumin powder .............1 tsp.
Red chilli powder ......... 1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder ........ 1/2 tsp.
Garam masala ............. 1tsp.
Coriander leaves......... handful
Mint leaves ................ 6-7 (optional)
Salt to taste
Oil

Method:
1. Fry the onions to a golden brown colour.Add the chopped tomato, 2 green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and half cup water. Let it cook. Cool it and grind.
2. Clean and wash the mince. Squeeze out the water completely.

3. In a food processor grind this along with 1 onion, 1 green chilli, mint and coriander leaves, a little ginger-garlic paste, breadcrumbs, coriander-cumin-turmeric powders, Garam masala and salt.

4. Make balls out of this mix.
5.In a flat bottomed pan heat a little oil, add the ground onion paste, salt, coriander-cumin-turmeric powders and place the koftas. Simmer for 5 minutes and turn them carefully.
6. Add about 1 cup water and cook on low flame till done. Add a little garam masala.
7.Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with rotis / naan/parathas.

8 comments:

  1. very delicious.. perfect with naan or kulcha

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  2. wow..non fried koftas, lovely...looks really yummy.

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    1. Yes Priya, I slow-cook them.
      Thanks

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  3. Delicious kofta curry! Goes well with roties or parathas. Thanks for sending it to red meats feast!

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    1. My pleasure Usha..
      Thanks for liking the curry.

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  4. deliciously done meatball thank you for linking

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