Kashmiri Chicken Kofta Curry - Authentic Kashmiri Rista Chicken - Chicken Curry - Tarika

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Mar. 28, 2019

Learn how to make Kashmiri Chicken Kofta recipe by Chef Tarika Singh on Get Curried.
Kashmiri Chicken Kofta Curry also is known as Kashmiri Rista Chicken is a gravy recipe made with kashmiri red chillies, other Indian spices and mince chicken koftas. This curry recipe tastes best when had with steaming rice or parathas.


For the koftas
Keema 450 Gram (chicken keema)
Finely chopped green chillies 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon
Finely chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Fennel powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Egg 1
Salt To Taste
Mustard oil 3 Tablespoon
Red chilli powder 2 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 1 Teaspoon
Yogurt 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Chickpea flour 1 Tablespoon
Kashmiri red chillies 2
Cinnamon sticks 3 Pinch (break it into 3 small sticks)
Black cardamom 1
Cloves 5
Green cardamoms 5 (seeds only, powdered)
Ginger powder 2 Teaspoon
Fennel powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
For tempering:
Mustard oil 1 Tablespoon
Kashmiri red chillies 1
Red chilli powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch



1. In a bowl, add keema, green chilli, coriander, onion, red chilli powder, fennel powder, egg, salt, mix them together gently.

2. Grease your hands with oil, take a small portion of the keema mixture and make small koftas of it.

3. Keep the koftas in the fridge for 1/2 an hour.


4. Take a pan, add mustard oil and let it smoke.

5. In a bowl, add red chilli powder, asafoetida, water and mix well.

6. In a bowl, add yogurt, chickpea flour and mix them well.

7. To the mustard oil, add kashmiri red chillies, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, green cardamom powder, chilli & asafoetida mixture, ginger powder and mix well.

8. Add fennel powder, yogurt mixture, on low flame, start mixing it.

9. Once the gravy is slightly warm, add the refrigerated koftas into it.

10. Cover it and cook it on low flame.

11. Add salt, gently stir it and add the tempering.


12. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 5