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About Recipe

Kodi koora, Kuzhambu, Muragira mansa torkari


(44 ratings)
30 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
35 mins
Total time
45 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Chicken
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : February 04, 2019

Ingredients used in CHICKEN KOFTA CURRY
• Chicken - 300 grams.
• Almonds - 8 numbers.
• Melon seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Poppy seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Oil - 3 tablespoons.
• Brown onions - 1/2 cup.
• Whole garam masala (cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick) - 3 numbers.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
• Tomato puree - 2 tablespoons.
• Coriander powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Cumin powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Chili powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Yogurt(beaten) - 3 tablespoons.
• Pistachio (chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
• Mint leaves(chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
• Garam masala powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Chili flakes - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Cashew nuts - 8 numbers.
• Bay leaf - 1 number.
• Green chilly - 1 number.
  • Heat water in a pan add almonds, cashew nuts, melon seeds, poppy seeds, cook it for 15 minutes then put it into the blender and make a fine paste along with fried onions, keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, whole garam masala, green chili, ginger garlic paste, saute it and add tomato puree, cook it for few minutes.
  • Then add prepared nuts paste, add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder, mix it well, add curd, cook this for few minutes.
  • In a bowl add minced chicken, mint leaves, pistachios, red chilly flakes, salt, and mix nicely to make round ball koftas using ahand.
  • Place in boiling gravy mixture and place lid and cook for 10 minutes, switch off the flame and serve it with jeera pulao.

Cooking with images Cikana Rassa , Chicken rasdar, Koli saaru

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queen bee Posted on Sat Oct 26 2013

Awesome koftas

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TameTusker Silly Posted on Sat Oct 26 2013

Should taste great..I tried the boiled-egg version of this korma and it came out great!!:):)

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C V Sunil Kumar Posted on Sat Oct 26 2013

great recipe

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Priyadarshini Gopinath Posted on Sat Oct 26 2013

can i add coriander powder cumin nd chilli pwdr to mince instead of pista nd chilli flakes nd cook like the same way?

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Bil Malik Posted on Sun Oct 27 2013

I will make it today. Thanks looks so yummy.

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ricoetbello Posted on Sun Oct 27 2013

hey Sanjay, i was wondering if you could do a series or some recipes for students. things that are quick cheap and easy but taste amazing.

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Kettil Johansson Posted on Wed Oct 30 2013

Very good, Im making this on friday for some friends coming over, but I have one problem that maybe someone could help me with. At the end of the videoclip, around 4:25, VahChef says what should be served with kofta khorma, but I dont hear what he is

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Chris Kraz Posted on Wed Oct 30 2013

He says 'Pilaf' as in a rice pilaf, typical of Indian dishes! :D!

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Tina John Posted on Thu Oct 31 2013

jeera pulav.... its sort of a fried rice with cumin seeds... jeera = cumin seeds pulav = ghee/fried rice

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Kettil Johansson Posted on Thu Oct 31 2013

ah, jeera pulao, makes sense... looked it up, its pretty plain, no broth or meat/vegetables

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???? Posted on Thu Oct 31 2013

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Mohammed Husain Posted on Fri Nov 01 2013

wow Really mouth watering

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