Kofta Curry

March 12, 2022

Kofta Curry

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 40-45 mins

Serves: 4-5

 

For Kofta Balls:

Maharaja Spice Box ingredients

  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

Other ingredients

  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped coriander
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped mint
  • 1 tsp ginger powder (or paste)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder (or paste)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tbsp chickpea flour

 

For Curry:

Maharaja Spice Box ingredients

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2-3 cardamom pods
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 Ceylon Cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp cumin - ground
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

Other ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tomatoes chopped or half can tinned
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • Fresh coriander
  • Fresh chilli
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger minced

Method:

To make koftas

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the koftas together in a medium bowl & using your hands mix well.
  2. Roll into 24 small balls and set aside.

To make curry

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in whole spices, let them simmer for about a minute.
  2. Add in onion and cook for about 5 mins till they begin to soften.
  3. Add in ginger & garlic and cook for another 5 mins then add all other spices.
  4. Stir for a few mins, add a little water if it starts to stick.
  5. Pop in tomatoes & water, bring to the boil.
  6. Add coconut milk & stir through.
  7. Place koftas gently into the sauce and cover and allow to cook for 35 mins.
  8. Once kofta is cooked through, add coriander & serve with rice or roti.