Kofta Curry is a Indian flavored lamb meatballs(kofta’s) cooked in a thick spicy gravy. This is one of the delicious curry of minced meat blended with spices and is easy to prepare.It makes a great meal when served with rice or chapati.

  • 2 Onions medium size-chopped
  • 2 cups Yogurt-beaten
  • 1/2 cup Groundnut
  • 1/2 cup Coconut powder or raw coconut chopped
  • 1/2 cup Poppy seeds (khus khus)-optional
  • Sesame seeds-optional
  • 1 tbsp Ginger and Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala powder
  • Green chillies-finely chopped or Green chilli paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • Coriander and mint Leaves-finely chopped
  • Prepare Kofta balls:
  • Prepare the Gravy:
    • Dry roast ground nuts,coconut powder and sesame seeds one by one in a non stick pan at medium heat and then grind to a fine smooth paste and keep aside.Do remove the skin of groundnut before grinding.
    • Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onions,saute for few minutes. Then add ginger and garlic paste fry until the raw smell is gone.Remove from heat and let cool. Then blend this mixture to a fine paste.
    • Heat a deep pan,add oil and add the brown onion paste,roasted blended paste, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder,garam masala,green chilli and salt.Cook on low heat till the the oil oozes from all the masala paste.
    • Next add the beaten yogurt and cook on low heat.Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes until the raw smell of mixture paste evaporates. Stir often to prevent burning,if required,add little water from time to time prevent the masala from burning.
    • You can add more water depending how thick you want the gravy.
    • Once this curry is hot and boiling, add the fried koftas,simmer for 2 more minutes. Garnish with coriander and mint leaves.
    • Serve hot with chapatis or rice.