Lamb Kofta Curry

Lamb Kofta Curry
meat balls
  • 500grams lamb mince
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • ½ tbsp minced ginger
  • 45ml tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander
Ingredients for sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • ½ tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp chilli
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  1. Put the minced lamb, 1 of the chopped onions, 1 tbsps garlic paste, ½ tbsp ginger paste, 1 tbsps garam masala, tomato sauce and coriander leaves in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Form the mixture into equal sized balls and keep on a plate.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan and add the remaining onion. Fry until they are light brown then add the ginger and garlic. Fry for a minute.
  4. Add all the powdered spices - coriander, cumin, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric - and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes and mix well.
  6. Add 2 cups of warm water to the masala and season with salt to taste. Gently add the meatballs now. Do not stir for at least the next 5 minutes.
  7. Stir gently so as not to break the meatballs.
  8. Cook uncovered till the meatballs are done. The sauce can be as thick as you like so add or dry up the water as required.


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