Keema ke Kofte Recipe

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Keema ke Kofte
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

This recipe is a complete crowd pleaser. Minced meat balls bathed in an appetizing masala base.

Ingredients of Keema ke Kofte

  • Mix together for the meat balls:
  • 2 cups minced mutton/lamb
  • 1 tsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp powdered black pepper
  • For the gravy:
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-garlic - finely chopped
  • 3 cups onions - roughly chopped and ground with ginger-garlic
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp coriander seeds - powdered
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 cups tomatoes - finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves and cream for garnish

How to Make Keema ke Kofte

  • 1.Shape the meat mixture into walnut sized balls and refrigerate for an hour.
  • 2.Heat oil and add cumin seeds and bay leaf.
  • 3.Add the onion mixture and saute till light brown. Add tomatoes, garam masala, salt, turmeric, coriander and chilli powder, and saute till fat separates.
  • 4.Add about 2 1/2 cups water, bring to boil over high heat, and add the meat balls.
  • 5.Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and leave to simmer, till the koftas are cooked. Takes 15-20 minutes.
  • 6.Serve hot, garnished with the cream and coriander leaves.