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Steamed Mutton koftas in Gravy

Ruchi Joshi
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Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Steamed Mutton koftas in Gravy RECIPE

Mutton koftas are generally deep fried & served with gravy, but my preparation is with a healthy twist. I have steamed the koftas so that they are easy to digest & one can eat guilt free. Learnt this recipe from a friend.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Mughlai
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Ingredients to make meat balls: 250 gms minced mutton
  2. 1 big onion grated
  3. coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  4. Salt- to taste
  5. Garam masala- 1 tsp
  6. Red chiili powder- acc to taste
  7. Green chillies- 2 finely chopped
  8. Gravy ingredients-
  9. Oil- 2 tbsp
  10. 2 big fat onions- finely chopped
  11. 2 big tomatoes grated
  12. coriander powder 1 tsp
  13. Kidney and liver pieces- 100gms
  14. Mixed whole spices- 1 tsp
  15. onion rings for garnishing


  1. Clean & wash the minced mutton thoroughly. Transfer to a large bowl, now add 1 grated onion, salt, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, fresh coriander leaves & finely chopped green chillies.
  2. Mix well, then shape into meat balls. Divide into equal portions to make round balls. Keep aside.
  3. In a pressure cooker heat oil, add finely chopped onions and salt. Keep the flame low throughout. Now place one steel plate over pan in place of lid. Cover the kofta balls with one big bowl so that steam does not escape.
  4. Let simmer for 10-15 minutes on a slow flame. This way koftas get steamed. After 10-15 minutes turn koftas other side to get steamed. Meanwhile koftas would leave juices, don't discard it. Instead put in the onion gravy gradually.
  5. Give a gentle stir to the cooking gravy below too in between. After steaming koftas on other side for about 10 more minutes remove it from steam. Keep aside.
  6. Now in onion gravy add dry spices and grated tomatoes. Keep the flame high while sauteing tomatoes. When tomatoes get mixed nicely with onions, lower the flame. Now slowly slide meat balls into gravy.
  7. Add liver & kidney pieces. Add required amount of water to make gravy. Close the lid of the cooker. Cook upto 2 whistles. Transfer into a serving Bowl. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves & onion rings.
  8. Serve hot with noodles or Roti & Salad Garnish with fresh coriander leaves & onion rings.

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Anjali Kumar
Anjali Kumar   Nov-02-2015

Great recipe! Can we skip adding the kidney and liver pieces or is it necessary to bring out the flavour of the dish?

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