Recipes

Nargisi Kofta

This Dish Sounds Exotic and tastes it too! Add it to a dinner party menu
and friend will think you slaved to prepare it for them.In truth,
Nargisi Kofta is fairly simple to make. :)






Ingredients :
250 gms minced meat
4 boiled eggs
2tsps ginger garlic paste
3 green chillis chopped finely
1 bunch fresh coriander leaves
2tbsp fresh mint leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1tbsp red chilli powder
2 1/2  tbsps oil
2 tbsps grated dry coconut
2 1/2 tbsps poppy seeds
2 onion  finely sliced
4 tbsps curd
1 tsp garam masala powder
salt to taste

Method
1. To prepare nargisi koftas,first clean meat in cold running water and drain well.
Add half of the chopped green chillis, half of the garam masala powder,salt,turmeric powder, 1tsp ginger garlic paste and half of the coriander leaves and half of the mint leaves to the mince meat.
Mix well and grind to blend all the ingredients.Remove and prepare.Make balls from this mixture.
flatten the balls and put boiled egg in the center and cover it neatly.(wet your hands while preparing the koftas so that they don't stick to your hand)

2. To Prepare the gravy, heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add the dried coconut and saute for a few minutes,then add the poppy seeds and saute further for another 2 minutes. Add another tbsp of oil
and add the sliced onions and fry till they turn golden brown. Remove from fire and keep aside to cool. Grind to make a fine paste.

3.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a cooking vessel and add  the ground paste and cook for a few minutes till it
turn brown. Add 2 cups of water and let it come to a  boil. Reduce heat and cook for 3-4 minutes.

4. Add the Koftas to gravy and cook them covered on low flame for 20 minutes.

5.Add garam masala powder, the remaining chopped coriander and mint leaves. Cook for another 10 minutes on low flame.

6. Turn off heat, add lemon juice and combine.

7. Serve hot with rotis or rice.













Nargisi Kofta Nargisi Kofta Reviewed by Tabu's Creative Corner on January 02, 2015 Rating: 5
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