Delightful Chicken Kofta/ Meatballs

Making meatballs/ Koftay with gravy or with white sauce, using natural spices and ingredients, yeilding two different recipes with the same meatballs.

With gravy or white sauce

  • Chicken/ Beef
  • Ginger and garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Green chilies
  • White pepper
  • Cumin
  • Nigella seeds (Black seeds)
  • Black & Red pepper
  • Natural Butter
  • Yogurt
  • Vinegar
  • Salt
  • Onions
  • Green cardamom
  • Cashew Nuts
  • Milk
  • Cream

Kofta/ Meatballs

  • Take 300 g of minced Chicken or beef, add 21 g of chopped coriander, 10 g of red chili flakes, 110 g of breadcrumbs or flour, 21 ml of milk, salt to taste, 1 tsp of white cumin seeds, black and white pepper. Thereafter, add some chopped butter fried onions, add a tbsp of ginger and garlic paste and mix well to combine the ingredients.
  • Next add 1 egg, mix again and marinate for or an hour in the fridge.
  • Then cook the meat balls with olive oil evenly, until done.

With White Sauce

In a pan placed on heat take 21 g of butter, add 13 g of flour, mix well on low flame and add 233 ml of heavy cream and mix to combine and add 10 ml of vinegar, salt to taste.

Next add in the prepared meat balls, mix and simmer for a couple of minutes, until soft and done. And serve, once heat dissipates a little.

With Gravy

In a pan placed on heat, saute some thin sliced onions with butter or olive oil, until golden, add 5 g of ginger and garlic paste, few sliced tomatoes and mix while on heat.

After that, add in 5 g of salt, red pepper, red chili flakes, and 3 g of turmeric and mix. Now take the mixture off the heat and blend it in a food processor.

Pour it back into the pan placed on heat, add 233 g of yogurt and mix. Add in some chopped green chilies. Afterwards, add 5 g of black pepper and mix (100 g of cashew paste can also be added). Add in the prepared koftas/ meatballs. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes on low flame or until soft and done. Top it off with some mint leaves, chives and black seeds.

And serve, once heat dissipates a little.