Mutton Kofta Curry


Mum would make yummy Kofta curry and Kofta fry for us. Here’s how you can make them too!

To make the Koftas refer to the Mutton Kofta recipe posted earlier

Here’s the recipe for Kofta Curry 🙂

Kofta Curry.  Image Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Kofta Curry. Image Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients for the gravy

  • Onion – 1 medium sized
  • Tomato – 1 medium sized
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Curd – 1 heep tbsp
  • Fresh Coconut paste – 2 tbsp ( optional)
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Jeera/ cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala -1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt – as required

Method

  • To Make the Koftas refer to the Mutton kofta recipe. Grind  the kheema and masala as shown in the recipe, mix well in a bowl and keep it aside. ( do not deep fry the Koftas).
  • Thinly slice the onions and dry roast them for about 8-10 minutes. After it cools, grind along with ginger garlic paste and half of coriander leaves.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai And fry the onion paste for sometime.
  • Grind the tomato and add it and fry till the raw smell goes and oil separates.
  • Add all the powders and salt and fry well. Now add some water and bring the gravy to a boil.
  • Meanwhile shape the kheema into lemon sized balls.
  • Once the gravy comes to a boil, add the kheema And curd, cook for 45 minutes on low flame.
  • If you want to add the coconut paste add it after 45 minutes and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • If not add the remaining coriander leaves and cook for total 1 hour on low flame.
  • Serve hot with rotis or rice.

Note: if you do not want to grind the onion, finely chop and fry till golden brown, then add the ginger garlic paste and tomatoes and follow the same procedure above.

Mutton Kofta


Mummy’s Mutton Koftas were always a treat! They just melt in your mouth and keep you wanting for more! The kids will love it too and don’t seem to make a fuss.

Do try them out  🙂

Mutton Kofta  Image Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Mutton Kofta
Image Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients:

  • Mutton kheema – 1 cup
  • Fried gram – 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies – 3-4
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper corns – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 3/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Fresh coconut -2 tbsp (4 tbsp if you like to use more)
  • Onion – 1 tbsp ( optional)
  • Fresh coriander leaves – a handful
  • Salt – as required
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Lemon – 1 small

Method:

  • Wash the kheema thoroughly and drain the water completely using a strainer
  • Grind the kheema and keep it aside in a bowl. Grind the fried gram in a separate mixer jar
  • Mix this with the ground kheema and keep it aside
  • Grind all the remaining ingredients till salt into a smooth paste
  • Mix this with the kheema. Shape into small balls
  • Heat suffient oil in a Kadai and deep fry the Koftas till they just turn  golden brown
  • Squeeze some lemon on top and serve with some raw onions