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Chicken Kofta Curry

Bindiya Sharma
10 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Chicken Kofta Curry RECIPE

Soft and tender Chicken meatballs in a rich and aromatic curry, simply irresistible!

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Mughlai
  • Simmering
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. chicken mince(from thigh)- 500gms
  2. onions- 4 medium sized, chopped
  3. ginger- garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  4. tomato puree- 1/2 cup
  5. Fresh curd- 1/2 cup, beaten
  6. coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
  7. cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  8. Garam masala- 1 tsp
  9. Deggi mirch- 1 tsp
  10. mustard oil- 1/4 cup +1 tbsp extra
  11. Salt and black pepper to taste
  12. Handful of Chopped coriander for garnish


  1. Season the mince with salt and pepper and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil (to smoking point then let cool a bit) saute the onions, followed by the ginger garlic paste. After 5 minutes add in the tomato puree along with the coriander and cumin powder.
  3. Add the deggi mirch and cook till oil separates from masala, add in the garam masala now and give it a good stir.
  4. Take a tbsp of this masala and add it to the raw mince, mix well.
  5. Now add the curd to the masala in the pan(over low flame), add some water to make a gravy and let simmer over low heat.
  6. Meanwhile shape the mince mixture into lemon sized balls. Heat a tbsp of oil till moderately hot. Fry the kofta balls till golden , drain and keep aside. Add any leftover oil to the simmering masala mixture to enrich the gravy.
  7. Add the fried kofta balls to the simmering gravy, check seasoning and let simmer for 10 minutes till koftas are tender.
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander.

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Aiysha Siddiqui
Aiysha Siddiqui   Dec-15-2018

Hey. I saw the same recipe of timesofindia page.. Same photo everything same.. I guess you have sent the recipe there.. Keep going nice.. :)

Natasha fitter
Natasha fitter   Jan-19-2018

Hi sister I made this at home twice it is very best for the guests with kulcha

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