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Gosht (Minced Meat) Kofta Recipe


Recipes in English >> Meat / Beef / Mutton Recipes >> Gosht Kofta Curry


Spicy mince meat balls in a thick brown gravy, redolent with whole spices.



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bullet Minced meat 600 mg
bullet Cardamoms 4
bullet Cinnamon 1” stick
bullet Cinnamon powder 2.5 gm/ 1/2 tsp
bullet Cloves 6
bullet Coconut, grated 7 gm/ 1/2 tbs
bullet Coriander leaves, chopped 10 gm/ 2 tsp
bullet Coriander powder 15 gm/1 tbs
bullet Egg white 1
bullet Garlic paste 10 gm/2 tsp
bullet Ginger, chopped fine 5 gm/ 1/2 “piece
bullet Ginger paste 15 gm/3 tsp
bullet Green chillies, chopped fine 6
bullet Melon seeds (magaz) 7 gm/ 1/2 tbs
bullet Oil 90 ml/6 tbs
bullet Onions, chopped fine 160 gm/1 cup
bullet Onion paste 120 gm/ 1/2 cup
bullet Onion paste, browned 10 gm/2 tsp
bullet Poppy seeds (khus khus) 7.5 gm/1 1/2 tsp
bullet Red chilli powder 10 gm/2 tsp
bullet Salt to taste
bullet Turmeric (haldi) powder 2.5 gm/ 1/2 tsp
bullet Yogurt 240 gm/1 cup
  • Mix egg white, salt, red chilli powder, cinnamon powder, half the ginger and garlic pastes and all of the browned onion paste with the mince. Mix together chopped onions, green chillies, coriander and chopped ginger.
  • Form walnut sized balls of the mince, stuffing a bit of the onion, chilli, coriander and ginger mix in the centre. Keep aside. Make a blend of the grated coconut, poppy and melon seeds in a blender with 30 ml/2 tablespoons water.
  • Heat oil in a flat pan and crackle cloves, cinnamon and cardamoms. Add turmeric, coriander powder, the remaining ginger and garlic pastes, onion paste and the blended seed paste. Stir-cook till the fat surfaces. Add whisked yogurt. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add 500 ml/2 cups water and bring to boil. Gently slide in the meat balls (koftas), a few at a time, keeping the gravy boiling. When all the koftas are in, reduce heat and simmer.
  • Turn koftas over and cook till firm and tender. Let gravy thicken.
  • Time: Preparation: 30 minutes, Cooking: 30 minutes
  • To Serve: Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with any Indian bread.


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