Shahi Kofta – Minced Chicken Meatballs Cooked in Rich Almond and Poppyseed Gravy
 Shahi Kofta- Chicken Meat balls cooked in Rich & Creamy Almond and Poppyseed gravy.
Servings Prep Time
15piece 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
15piece 20minutes
Cook Time
Koftas / Meatballs
Filling in Koftas
  1. Mix all the ingredients for Koftas and pack them into small balls.
  2. Put pistachios and figs in the centre of each ball
  3. Fry koftas in a pan. I fried them in an air fryer and found no difference from deep fried kofta
  4. Grind almonds into a fine paste
  5. Wash Poppy seeds and boil them with 5 tablespoon water for 5 minutes. Once its cooled down grind it into a fine paste
  6. dry roast kasuri methi and grind it into powder
  7. In a pan heat 2 tablespoon oil and put kasuri methi and stir. Add powdered fennel seeds and then chilli flakes and stir.
  8. Add almond paste and fry for 2-3 minutes. When the oil leaves the sides add poppy seed paste and fry for 5-6 minutes. When oil starts leaving the sides add half cup cream and then whipped set curd.
  9. Stir continuously and when the gravy starts boiling add salt and sugar. Add water to adjust the consistency of the gravy.
  10. Add koftas to the boiling gravy and wait for 2 – 3 boils.
  11. Serve hot with Laccha paratha or butter naan.
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