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Kofta Curry (Meat Balls)

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

A delicious traditional curry dish great for family gatherings!

For the Koftas
 1 lb ground meat
 1 slice bread
 1 egg
 1 small onion, finely chopped
 ¾ tsp garlic paste
 ¾ tsp ginger paste
 1 tsp garam masala
 ½ tsp cumin powder
 ½ chopped green chili
 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 salt to taste
For the Curry
 2 tsp oil
 2 finely chopped onions
 ¾ tsp garlic paste
 ¾ tsp ginger paste
 ½ tsp tumeric powder
 1 tsp garam masala
 ¾ tsp coriander powder
 ½ tsp or to taste red chili powder
 1 cup crushed tomatoes
 Salt to taste
 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
 ½ lemon juice
How to Make the Meatballs

In a large bowl, mix all the Kofta ingredients


Form into walnut sized balls.

Cooking Method

Heat oil and fry onions till lightly golden


Add ginger and garlic pastes and fry a further few seconds


Add the powdered spices and stir to cook evenly.


Add tomatoes and cook till tender.


Add salt and water. Bring to a boil.


Put balls into boiling curry. Lower heat and simmer for approx. 7-10 minutes.


The gravy should be thick. Add cilantro and remove from heat.

Nutrition Facts

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