Nargisi kofta


Nargisi kofta


For kofta:

  • Beef keema/minced beef: 500mg (wash and drain excess water)
    breadcrumbs: 1/4cup
  • Beaten egg: 1
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1tbsp each
  • garam masala powder: 1tsp
  • Cumin powder: 1tsp
  •  Red chili and black pepper powder: 1tsp each
  • lemon juice: 1tbsp
  • Melted Butter or ghee:1tbsp
  • fried onion(beresta): 1/2cup
  • Chopped Coriander leaves: 1/4cup
  • Boiled eggs: 6

For kofta gravy

  • Tomato puree/paste: 1cup (3 tomatoes)
  • Oil: 1/2cup
  • Finely chopped Onions: 1 cup
  • Green chilies: 2
  • Ginger paste: 1 tea spoon
  • garlic paste: 1 tea spoon
  • cinnamon: 2 sticks, cardamom 3, bay leaves: 2
  • Kashmiri chili powder / Red chili powder: 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder: 1tsp
  • Sugar: 1tsp
  • Coriander leaves: 2tbsp

Preparing kofta:

Mix all kofta ingredients together except breadcrumbs and eggs.
Now grind this mixture and make fine paste using grinder or food processor or not use extra water, mixture should be dry.
Now mix breadcrumbs with the keema mixture and refrigerate it for 20 minutes.
For each egg, take a handful of keema mixture and coat this keema around the eggs.make sure there are no cracks anywhere.
Heat 1/2cup oil in a pan and gently add kofta and fry till golden brown. Remove them & keep aside.


Preparing gravy:

In a pan add whole garam masala and chopped onions and fry it till it totally soft and golden in color (5 minutes).
Then add tomato puree, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, garam masala powder. Add ¼ cup water, 1 tsp salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and mix them well. Cook it for 5 minutes until mixing all the ingredients properly and oil separates.


Then add the fried koftas and a cup of hot water. Simmer the gravy on low flame for about 10 minutes.
Now sprinkle roasted cumin powder, sugar, coriander leaves and green chilies and simmer for 2 minutes.
Delicious nargisi kofta is ready.
Serve hot with Boiled rice.

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