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Sookhe Kofte

A delicious kofta which works as a good snack and can be cooked in a gravy too
Recipe By : Niru Gupta
Type: High Protein Serving: 4-6 Cooking Time: 30 minutes


  • 500 g keema (minced mutton), weighed after mincing
  • 2 tbsp hung yogurt
  • 1 tsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • Grind to a smooth paste:
  • 10-12 almonds
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp khus khus (poppy seeds)
  • 5-6 poodina (mint leaves)
  • cup bhuna channa (roasted gram)
  • 2 tsp roasted jeera (cumin seeds)
  • tsp Garam Masala II
  • 1 tbsp salt or to taste
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 tbsp finely shredded ginger
  • 1 tsp chilli powder and 2 tbsp finely chopped hara dhania (coriander leaves)  for garnish


  • Mix the ground ingredients and the meat together and grind to a slightly grainy consistency, slightly finer than the finely minced meat.
  • Mix in the yogurt and the 1 tsp ghee and shape into desired size balls.

  • Heat the ghee in a heavy based frying pan and add the koftas into it. Cover and cook for about 3 minutes.

  • Uncover, and turn the koftas which should be brown on the underside by now. Sprinkle the shredded ginger over, and let cook till cooked through.

  • Transfer the koftas on to a serving dish; sprinkle the chilli powder and the coriander leaves and serve.

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