Nargisi Kofta Curry Recipe

Nargisi Kofta
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Green chillies4 , seeded and chopped
 Onion1 Large, finely chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
 Fresh ginger1 Ounce, scrubbed and grated (25 Gram)
 Lean minced lamb1 Pound (450 Gram)
 Egg1
 Chick pea flour/Plain flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Hard-boiled eggs8
 Plain flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Required For Coating)
 Ghee2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Bay leaf1 Large
 Cloves4
 Green cardamoms4
 Cinnamon stick1
 Garam masala2 Tablespoon
 Tomatoes14 Ounce (1 Can, 397 Gram)
 Natural yogurt1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Chopped coriander leaves1 Tablespoon (As Required For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 361 Calories from Fat 149

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.8%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 289.1 mg

Sodium 253.7 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 31 g61.4%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 37.9%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 8.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a large bowl, combine the minced lamb, 1/2 chopped chillies, garlic, raw egg, flour and plenty of seasonings together; mix thoroughly.
2) Divide the meat mixture into 8 equal portions, shape each into a round cake and cover each hard-boiled egg completely with a portion of the meat mixture.
3) Coat the the koftas ( egg-meat ball ) with a little flour and keep aside.
4) In a wok, melt the ghee or heat the oil, fry the prepared kofta, turning gently, until evenly browned.
5) Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
6) Add the bay leaf and whole spices into the wok and stir-fry for a few minutes.
7) Stir in the rest of the chillies, onion and ginger, cook until the onion is tender but not browned.
8) Add the garam masala and stir-fry for a few minutes.
9) Stir in the tomatoes and yogurt, bring to a boil, then return the kofta to the wok.
10) Cover and simmer over a low heat for 30 minutes, turning over the kofta half-way through cooking.

SERVING
11) Garnished the Nargisi Kofta Curry with chopped coriander and serve immediately.
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