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Mutton Kofta Curry

A very yummy full of flavors Mutton Kofta Curry recipe. The combination textures, and nutritional value makes Mutton Kofta Curry a popular dish that can be had as a complete meal.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 8
Author Bushrah @Recipestable


For Kofta (Meatballs)

  • 1 kg mutton mince keema
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon roasted and grounded chickpeas
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon green chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil for frying

For Kofta Curry

  • 2 onions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup oil or butter
  • 1 cup boiled and skinned tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt To taste

For Garnishing

  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 green chilies thinly sliced
  • boiled eggs optional


To Make Koftas

  • Put all kofta ingredients in a food processor. Process until combined together.
  • Take it out in a bowl and shape into koftas (meatballs).
  • Put in a refrigerator for 2 hours or until firm or set.
  • Now heat oil in a deep pan and fry kofta's for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from the oil and Keep aside.

To Make Kofta Curry

  • Heat 1/4 cup oil in a wok or skillet.
  • Saute onions until translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and cook for few seconds.
  • Now add the rest of the curry ingredients with enough water to make a smooth gravy.
  • Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until gravy is smooth and thickened.
  • Cook on high heat, add the fried koftas and 1 cup water.
  • Cover again and simmer for 40 minutes or until koftas are cooked inside.
  • Increase the flame and cook 5 minutes longer or until gravy is thickened.
  • Add boiled eggs.
  • Garnish with green chilies and coriander leaves. Mutton Kofta Curry is ready to eat. Enjoy!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with Naan, chapati or boiled rice.