Beef Kofta Curry Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Beef Kofta Curry Recipe


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Kofta is a spicy, flavored, and delicious meatball based on thick gravy, a tasty, and mouth-watering traditional Meatball Curry with its perfect blend of rich and aromatic spices.
I am gonna share with all a traditional kofta recipe, probably you will have probably eaten and cooked kofta several times in your lives its preparation method is a bit different from other koftas because you neither add any poppy seeds nor roasted chickpeas

It is simply quite an easy and juicy meatball that my grandmother and mother used to cook, a unique and different recipe of kofta 

Which main ingredients are added to this Kofta recipe?
The main ingredients are a bit amount of boiled chana dal, ground onions spices, and mince
I am using ground meat/mince you can use mutton and lamb as well additionally you can add boiled eggs as desired
Let’s go ahead to know how to cook it in a different way

My Latest Video Beef Kofta:

  1. Don't add more roasted chana/chana dal your meatballs may become hard
  2. Using ghee makes delicious and aromatic curry than oil
  3. You can slightly fry meatballs before adding in gravy this trick preserves juice inside 
  4. Don't stir your spoon too much while meatballs are cooking with gravy 
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Firstly wash the mince under the running water in the strainer and keep it aside


Boil the chana dal


Peel and cut onions ginger and garlic


In the grinding jug add onion, ginger, and garlic, grind them into a smooth paste, and keep aside


Cut the ginger into thin slices


    Chop coriander leaves and green chilies


    In the chopper, mixture add ginger, coriander, and green chilies, grind them together coarsely, now add mince along with boiled chana dal, and chop them till turn to a smooth paste


    Transfer to another bowl 


    Boil the water in the saucepan 


    In the pot heat the oil, add dried fenugreek seeds, and let it crackle for a minute


    Now add onion paste to the oil, and cook onion paste on medium flame


    Meantime take a small bowl to add yogurt and all dried ingredients except garam masala, Mix them well


    Cook the onion paste until water dries up


      Add Spiced yogurt mixed with onion paste, now stir to mix well then cover the lid 


      Allow to cook it over low-medium heat till the oil is separated, Reduce the heat to low


        Now you can see the water has evaporated from the spice, once it started bubbling in the gravy take out 2 tbsp onion spices and add ground meat


        Meantime in the ground meat add yogurt and cooked onion spices to the ground meat


        Add some salt along with 2 tbsp oil to the ground meat


        Mix them well and knead ground meat to a soft dough for 5 minutes until everything is incorporated 

        Apply some oil to the palm, and shape it into tennis sized ball


        I made 10 medium-sized meatballs from 300g mince and placed them on the plate to make all meatballs


          The gravy is looking thick, add 1 cup of boiled and hot water, and bring it to a boil

          Place all meatballs in the gravy, and allow to cook meatballs, Just shake up the kofta curry with a rough cloth or kitchen towel
          Cover the lid and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes over low-medium heat 


          After 10-15 minutes you will see the gravy is getting thick, check the meatball's tenderness 


            Add hot and boiled water, as much as you want to keep thick or thin gravy in the kofta curry


            Bring it to a boil, now add green chilies, grated ginger, and basic garam masala


              Then add coriander leaves fresh/frozen whatever you have available


                Cover the lid, and keep simmering for around 15 minutes over very low heat


                After 15 minutes turn off the heat, transfer to the serving bowl


                  Now Kofta curry is ready to serve with chapati,rumali rotinaan,bagara rice with salad, and raita

                  Beef Kofta is a spicy, flavored, and delicious meatball based on thick gravy, a tasty and mouth-watering traditional Meatball Curry 

                  Ingredients for Kofta Spice:
                  1. 2 medium.onions
                  2. The 1-inch piece, of ginger, chopped
                  3. 3-4, garlic cloves peeled and chopped
                  4. Salt to taste
                  5. 1 tsp, red chili powder
                  6. 1/3 tsp, turmeric powder
                  7. ½ tsp, coriander powder
                  8. ½ tsp, red chili flakes
                  9. 1/2 tsp, dried fenugreek seeds 
                  10. ½ tsp, basic garam masala
                  11. 3 tbsp, homemade yogurt beaten
                  12. 1 tbsp, grated ginger
                  13. 1 cup, of cooking oil
                  14. 2 tbsp, fresh coriander leaves chopped
                  15. 3-4 green chilies
                  Ingredients for Kofta Balls:
                  1. 300g, beef mince/ground meat
                  2. 1 tbsp, chana dal boiled
                  3. 3-4, green chilies
                  4. ¼ cup, coriander leaves fresh/frozen
                  5. 1-inch, ginger
                  6. 1 tbsp, cooking oil
                  How to Make the Kofta Recipe?
                  1. In the pot heat the oil
                  2. Then add dried fenugreek seeds
                  3. Let it crackle for a minute
                  4. Now add onion garlic ginger paste
                  5. Stir them well till the oil is separated
                  6. Meanwhile in the small bowl add yogurt, red chili powder, turmeric, salt,garam masala, and coriander powder along with a little water
                  7. Mix them together very well 
                  8. Then put the onion paste
                  9. Let it cook until water has evaporated from the onion paste and is started bubbling on top
                  10. Take 2 tbsp cooked onion spices,2 tbsp oil, and a bit of salt with yogurt
                  11. Then add to the ground meat, mix them together
                  12. Note: you can add onion spices according to the kofta meat quantity
                  13. Knead the ground meat into a soft dough
                  14. Note that oil and yogurt will keep soft and juicy meatballs
                  15. Shape into a tennis-sized ball or as desired
                  16. It depends on how you want to keep the size of the meatballs
                  17. Place on the plate and keep aside
                  18. Meantime add ¼ cup of water to the spice
                  19. Bring it to a boil then place all meatballs in the onion spice
                  20. Let it cook for 10 minutes covering the lid over medium-low heat till water dries out from the spice
                  21. Note, don’t stir with a spoon while meatballs are cooking otherwise meatballs may be shredded 
                  22. Just shake up the pot with a kitchen towel
                  23. Once the water dries up and the oil is separated
                  24. You add I cup of the boiled and hot water to the pot
                  25. How much you wanna keep the thick and thin gravy of kofta gravy it's up to you
                  26. Bring it to a boil then add ginger slices, green chilies, and coriander leaves
                  27. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes over a low flame
                  28. At this stage you can add a boiled egg as desired I haven’t added eggs 
                  29. Now remove from the heat
                  30. Transfer to the serving bowl
                  31. Now kofta curry is served with rumali rotichapati, naan, or bagara rice with salad or raita
                  32. Note don’t use more salt in the kofta meat because, in the onion spice, we added salt as well
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