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Gosht Kofta Korma

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'Gosht' means meat of the Lamb/Mutton. Kofta's implies spicy deep-fried balls and Korma is thick gravy. This Meatballs Korma is an absolutely delicious dish.
Ingredients
  Minced meat 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Egg 1
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 3 Pinch
  Turmeric powder 2 Pinch
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Kasoori methi 1 Tablespoon
  Cilantro sprigs 4
  Salt To Taste
  Chili powder To Taste
  Tomatoes 3 Medium
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mint sprig 5
  Cilantro sprigs 5
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

To make the koftas/Meat balls:
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Add Dhaniya powder, Garam Masala powder,Ginger-garlic paste, egg,black pepper powder, juice of lime, turmeric powder, chopped kasoori methi, cilantro,salt and chilly powder to the minced meat and mix well.

Mix the meat in all ingredients thoroughly and divide the mixture into small balls. Each kofta (ball) should be the size of a ping pong/table tennis ball(or smaller size).

Deep fry the koftas in oil until they turn brownish. Place on absorbing sheet/paper towel to remove excess oil. Arrange the kofta's in a dish.

For making the Korma/Gravy:
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Heat a skillet. Add little oil and fry onions. Add ginger-garlic paste and turmeric powder. Stir and remove once onions turn brownish.

Grind tomatoes, yogurt, mint & cilantro along with fried onions in a blender to make a puree.

Heat 3 tbs oil in a skillet. Add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Add cumin seeds.

Add the pureed tomato mixture, dhaniya powder, garam masala powder, salt and chilly powder. Mix well.

Cover and cook for 3 minutes. Remove lid and continue cooking until the gravy thickens or reaches desired consistency.

Pour the gravy over the kofta's (arranged in a dish).

Let it set for at least 5 minutes.

Serve hot with Jeera Rice / Rotis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Dish: 
Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Gourmet, Party
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Mutton
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Subtitle: 
Meatballs in thick spicy gravy.

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