This is one of the mouth-watering delicacies of the traditional Lakhnavi recipies - Spiced mutton patties in mouth-watering gravy.
non vegetarian 6 servings
250 gm minced mutton
3 big onions-pasted fine
3 tbsp gram flour or split besan-flour
2 ginger-garlic paste
2 tsp coriander powder
3 red chilli powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp cardamom-cinnamon stick powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
5 hard-boiled eggs- peeled
1 egg-beaten well
100 ml refined oil for frying
1 big onion-finely chopped
1 tomato-finely chopped
1 tbsp yoghurt
1 cup water
3 tsp salt
2 tsp refined oil
fresh coriander leaves-little
For the kofte:
Mix the keema with gram flour,onion paste(2/3rd) and 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste,1 tsp coriander powder,1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder,1 tsp cumin powder,1 tsp cardamom-cinnamon stick powder and 1/2 tsp garam masala powder.Mix well and leave it for 30 mins.
Make five balls of the same size,hollow them in the middle and place a whole boiled-egg in each balls and cover them completely with the keema-kofte batter.
Heat 100 ml refined oil in a kadai.
Dip each kofta in beaten egg and deep-fry.Cut each into half.Keep this aside.Now prepare the gravy.
For the Gravy:
Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add chopped onion,chopped tomato,1 tsp ginger-garlic paste,1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder,1/2 tsp garam masala powder and cook on medium flame till oil separates fom the mixture.
Then add 1 tsp coriander powder,yoghurt,water,1 tsp mutton masala and few coriander leaves and cook for 10 mins,till oil separates and the gravy is blended well.
Garnishing Nargis Kofte:
Place the warm kofte in a dish and pour the hot gravy on top of the kofte.
Garnish this Succulent mutton kofte with chopped fresh coriander leaves.