Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe


Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe

Chicken Kofta Curry is a flavor-packed chicken curry simmered in a makhani tomato sauce and simmered with chicken kofta balls.


For the meatballs:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kashmiri chili powder
  • 350 g (12.3 oz) ground chicken
  • 30 g (1/3 cup) breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon of dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 50 g (1/4 cup) onion
  • 15 g (1/2 tbsp.) Fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt

For the Masala sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of ghee
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 50 g (1/4 cup) onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek
  • 1 tablespoon of ground coriander
  • 75 g (1/3 cup) natural yogurt
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 15 g (1/2 tbsp.) Ginger
  • 175 g (3/4 cup) tomato passata
  • 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of Kashmiri pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt


First, chop the garlic and grate the ginger.

Then, finely chop the onion for the kofta into 2 mm dice.

Roughly chop the onion for the masala sauce.

Add all the ingredients for the meatballs in a bowl and mix with your hands.

Wet your hands and form 10 meatballs and set them aside, they will weigh around 50g or 1.75oz.

Heat the ghee over high heat in a large saucepan with a lid.

Add the coarsely chopped onion and cook, 5 to 7 minutes or until starting to brown.

Add the garlic and ginger for the sauce and cook for another minute.

Transfer the fried ingredients to a blender.

Add all the remaining ingredients except the salt and sugar and mix into a smooth sauce.

Pour into the pan that we have fried the onions and add salt and sugar.

Stir then add the meatballs.

Nap the meatballs with the sauce then add a lid and simmer over low heat for 15 or 20 minutes.

The internal temperature of the meatballs should reach 73 ° C or 165 ° F before serving. Happy Cooking Time.


If the sauce is too thick after cooking, you can dilute it with a little water, it will be very well defined by your passata.