Afghani White Kofta Gravy

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Prepare Chicken Koftay:

-Boneless chicken cubes 500g

-Pyaz (Onion) 1 medium

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2-3

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2 tbs

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed 1 tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 1 & ½ tbs

-Bread slice 1

-Cooking oil 5-6 tbs

Prepare Kofta Gravy:

-Pyaz (Onion) roughly sliced 3-4 small

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3-4

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 4-5

-Badam (Almonds) soaked & peeled 8-9

-Char maghaz (Melon seeds) 2 tbs

-Water 3-4 tbs

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp

-Javitri powder (Mace powder) ¼ tsp

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) ½ tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tsp

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup

-Water ½ Cup

-Cream ¼ Cup

-Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



Prepare Chicken Koftay:

-In a chopper,add chicken,onion,green chillies,fresh coriander,ginger garlic paste,cumin powder,pink salt, black pepper powder,red chilli crushed,garam masala powder,clarified butter,bread slice & chop until well combined.

-Grease hands with oil,take a small quantity of mixture (50g) & make koftay of equal sizes.

-In a wok,add cooking oil,prepared chicken koftay & fry on low flame from all sides until light golden & set aside (makes 12).

Prepare Kofta Gravy:

-In the same wok,add onion,green cardamom & fry on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

-Take out onion & transfer to a blending jar,add green chillies,almonds,melon seeds,water & blend well.

-In the same wok,add blended paste & mix well.

-Add black pepper powder,cumin powder,mace powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,pink salt,ginger garlic paste,yogurt & mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Add water,mix well & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Turn off the flame,add cream,dried fenugreek leaves & mix well.

-Turn on the flame,add prepared fried koftay & mix gently.

-Add fresh coriander,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Serve with naan or chapati!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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