Chicken Kofta Curry

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The name might sound like a complicated recipe but no, trust me ,it s easy. Indians do a lot of grinding in general, during cooking ,so for most us it s not a tedious job at all:) ,yes this recipe does involve grinding for the masala!

Ingredients:|Preparation Time:10 mins|

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  • Chicken mince 250 gms(you can either buy fillet and mince it or buy the mince itself which is available)
  • Onion 1 medium(sliced)
  • Tomato 1 medium(sliced)
  • Coconut 1/2 cup(grated)
  • Green chillies 3 whole
  • Pepper corn   1 tspn
  • Cinnamon 1 inch
  • Cloves 5
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Garlic 8 cloves
  • Coriander leaves a few
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • Ghee 1 tbspn
  • Oil to fry the chicken balls(kofta)

Method:|Cooking Time:20 mins|

Season the chicken mince with salt and pepper and make small balls (kofta) out of it and keep it ready to be fried. Start frying it in enough out ,do that just for less than a minute as you dont want the meat to get overcooked n hard! Remove and drain it into an absorbent paper.

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Meanwhile heat ghee in a pan add the dry spices ,pepper corn cinnamon and cloves,once spluttering stops add the green chillies and onion and fry it until light brown, add the coconut and let it turn slightly brown then add in the ginger and garlic and then tomatoes,let it cook for a couple of minutes and finally the coriander leaves,put off the stove and let it cool down, so that you can grind it into a smooth paste adding little water to a not too thin consistency. 

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Now pour the mixture into a deep pan, add salt as per your taste and get it to a boil and then add the fried chicken balls into it,lower the flame,dont let it boil too much just for a minute and then you re done,put off the stove. Serve it hot with rice:)

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