Spicy Kofta

Deliciously spicy, and very aromatic. These are far more interesting than regular old meatballs. (Recipes courtesy of Food.com - Chef Canarygirl)
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Category:  Main Dishes  - 
Ready in: 45m  -  Cooking time: 30m  - 
Rating  0.00/5

Ingredients

For 7 Servings(s) ()

Recipe

  • 1.5 pound(s) ground lamb or 1 1/2 lbs beef
  • 2 teaspoon(s) minced ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cayenne bell peppers (I just used Thai bird's eye chilies)
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon(s) garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon(s) freshly chopped cilantro
  • 6 mint leaves, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 medium potato, finely grated
  • 1 salt and pepper

Spicy Kofta Directions

  1. Put the ground meat in a larger bowl, and add ginger, garlic, cayenne peppers, onion, egg, tumeric, garam masala, cilantro, mint, potato, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Mix well (you'll have to use your hands for this one).
  3. Form golf ball sized balls with the meat mixture, and set aside.
  4. Allow to rest 30 minutes.
  5. Heat oven to 375º.
  6. Place the kofta on a non-stick cookie sheet and bake 25 minutes or until cooked through, and slightly browned.
  7. Serve hot, with nan bread, cucumber-yogurt sauce and a fresh tomato and mint salad.

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