Kofta (Meat balls/ Koftay) recipe

By shiza    

October 5, 2017


1-In a wok, add oil and onion, fry until onions are light brown, set aside.

2-In grinder, add fried onion and water, grind well.

3-In food chopper,add beef mince,onion paste,poppy seeds powder,whole spice powder,ginger garlic (chopped),yogurt,red chili powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,salt,green chilies and coriander leaves,grind well.

4-Grease your hands with oil and make meat balls of equal sizes with your hands.

5-Heat oil in wok,add ginger garlic paste,mix it.Add remaining onion mixture and saute for few minutes.

6-Now add cumin powder,turmeric,red chili powder,salt and coriander powder,mix it.

7-Add yogurt and give it a good mix.

8-Add water, cover and cook for 15 mins on low to medium flame.

9-Add the kofta balls, bring to the boil,let them cook for 15mins on low flame.Stir to prevent sticking.

10-Now add coriander leaves and green chilies,cover and cook for few minutes.

11-Sprinkle whole spice powder and serve hot.


-Oil 5-6 tbs

-Onion sliced 3 medium

-Water 4-5 tbs

-Beef mince ½ kg

-Onion paste 2 tbs

-Poppy seeds powder 2 tbs

-Whole spice powder ½ tsp

-Ginger garlic chopped ½ tbs

-Yogurt 3 tbs

-Red chili powder 1 & ½ tsp

-Coriander powder ½ tsp

-Cumin powder ½ tsp

-Salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Green chilies 3-4 or to taste

-Coriander leaves 2 tbs

-Oil 5-6 tbs

-Ginger garlic paste ½ tbs

-Cumin powder ½ tsp

-Turmeric ½ tsp

-Red chili powder ½ tbs or as required

-Salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Coriander powder ½ tsp

-Yogurt ¾ cup


-Coriander leaves chopped handful

-Green chilies chopped 3-4

-Whole spice powder ½ tsp


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