Kofta Channa Gravy /Shorba

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Prepare Koftay (Meatballs):

-Beef qeema (Mince) lean ½ kg

-Pyaz (Onion) grated & squeezed ½ Cup

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Bread slices 2 (soaked in water)

Prepare Curry:

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 1

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Laung (Cloves) 3-4

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 & ½ tsp

-Pyaz (Onion) 1-2 large

-Tamatar (Tomato) 1-2 large

-Adrak (Ginger) 2-inch piece

-Lehsan (Garlic) 8-10 cloves

-Water ¼ Cup or as required

-Ghee (Clarified butter) ½ Cup or as required

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp

-Kashmiri Lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder 1

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 1 & ½ tbs

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tbs or to taste

-Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tbs

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed 1 tsp

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Yakhni (Stock) 2 Cups Substitute: Chickpea water 2 Cups

-Hot water 2 Cups or as required

-Channa (Chickpeas) 1 & ½ Cup (boiled with salt)

-Baking soda ¼ tsp

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



Prepare Koftay (Meatballs):

-In a bowl,add beef mince,onion,ginger garlic paste,salt,red chilli powder,black pepper powder & garam masala powder.

-Squeeze bread to remove water,add in bowl & mix until well combined.

-Wet hand with water,take a mixture (40g) & make meatballs of equal sizes (makes 15-16) & set aside.

Prepare Curry:

-In a spice mixer,add star anise,green cardamom,black cardamom,cinnamon sticks,cloves & cumin seeds,grind to make powder & set aside.

-In a jug,add onion,tomato,ginger,garlic & water,blend well & set aside.

-In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add cumin seeds & mix well.

-Add Kashmiri red chilli powder & mix well.

-Add blended tomato mixture,mix well & cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Add salt,coriander seeds,red chilli powder,black pepper crushed,red chilli crushed,turmeric powder, ground spices (reserve 1 tsp for later use),mix well & cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes or until ghee separates.

-Add stock/chickpea water & mix well.

-Add hot water,mix well & bring it to boil and cook until ghee separates (5-6 minutes).

-Add prepared koftay,cover & cook on low flame 10-12 minutes.

-Add boiled chickpeas & mix well.

-Add baking soda & mix well.

-Add green chillies,fresh coriander,reserved spice mix,cover & simmer on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

-Garnish with fresh coriander & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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