Kefta | How to make Kefta

By Ritu Sharma  |  24th Jul 2015  |  
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About Kefta Recipe

Yummylicious meat balls dipped in rich gravy, great for get togethers and parties!

Kefta is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Kefta has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Ritu Sharma is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Kefta recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Kefta is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 90 minutes. This is recipe of Kefta is perfect to serve 4 people. Kefta is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Kefta. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Kefta by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Kefta

  • 225 g minced Beef
  • 225 g minced Lamb
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 small onion chopped finely
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 8 Green olives(seed removed)
  • 4 Garliic cloves peeled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground pepper
  • salt to taste

How to make Kefta

  1. Place the minced beef and lamb in a bowl. Mix thoroughly until uniform mixture is formed. Marinate in fridge for 30 mins to 1 hour.
  2. Put the marinated mixture in a strainer and squeeze out excess moisture.
  3. Blend coarsely onions, garlic, olives in a food processor.
  4. Mix this with meat mixture then add salt , oil, parsley, coriander leaves, pepper, cumin powder.
  5. Mix everything until everything mixes in well.
  6. Make small balls of the mixture and broil on grill in the oven or on coal.
  7. Broil until its brown.
  8. Serve it with rotis and rice.

My Tip:

Serve with hummus and tzatziki

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