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Lamb Kofta Curry

  • 1 lb minced lamb
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1tsp cumin
  • ½tsp coriander
  • Salt
  • 3tbsp Oil
  • 4 cloves
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 3 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Black cardamom pod (Crushed)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, quatered
  • 2 tablespoon plain yogurt, whisked
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 300ml water
  • ½tsp garam masala
  • 1tbsp chopped green coriander


  • Add ½ tsp of Salt, cumin, coriander, salt and garlic to the minced lamb and mix well.
  • Divide the mixture into 12 portions and roll each one into a ball.
  • Heat the ghee in a deep saucepan or Wok over a medium heat.
  • Stir in the cloves, Peppercorns, cinnamon, bay leaves & cardamom pod, stir once or twice and then add the onion, fry the onion until it is slightly golden.
  • Throw in the tomatoes, yogurt and chili powder.
  • Stir a few times and then add the water and any additional salt if required and bring to a boil.
  • Drop the mince balls into the saucepan& part cover the pan, bring to another boil and then let it simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve, topped with garam masala and fresh coriander with your favourite rice & naan bread. Enjoy!

Serves 4

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