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Badami Mutton Kofta – Spicy Meat Balls In Almond Gravy

Badami Mutton Kofta – Spicy Meat Balls In Almond Gravy


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 60

Total Time : 80


Serves 5

  • 700 grams Minced Mutton or Boneless Mutton

  • 3/4 cup Dry roasted Gram Flour Roasted Chana Powder

  • 1 medium onion fine chopped

  • 2 Green Chilies fine chopped

  • 1.5 tsp Ginger Paste

  • 1.5 tsp Garlic Paste

  • 2 tbsp Chopped Coriander fine chopped

  • 2 tbsp mint leaves fine chopped

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder

  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder

  • 1-2 tsp Salt as per taste

  • 4 large Onions thin sliced

  • 2-3 tbsp Ginger Paste

  • 2-3 tbsp Garlic Paste

  • 5-6 Green Chilies slit

  • 1 cup Almonds blanched

  • 2 tbsp Dry Coconut/ Khopra grated

  • 1 cup Thick Curd whisked

  • 3/4 cup Oil adjustble

  • 2-3 tbsp Coriander Powder

  • 2 tbsp Red Chili Powder

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder

  • 5-6 Fresh Mint leaves chopped

  • 2 sprig coriander chopped

  • 1-2 tsp salt to taste

  • 2 Bay Leaf

  • 2 Big Cardamom

  • 4 Green Cardamom

  • 2 inch Cinnamon Stick

  • 5 Cloves

  • 5 black pepper

  • 1 tsp mace crushed


  • 01

    How to make Mutton Kofta : Wash mutton mince nicely under running water. Strain and keep aside till dry.

  • 02

    Take a grinder jar with sharp blades and add mutton mince in it along with ginger garlic paste, mint leaves, coriander and grin to make a thick smooth and stick paste.

  • 03

    Collect in a bowl and add rest of the other ingredients along with roasted chana powder and mix well nicely till everything incorporates well and makes a dough.

  • 04

    Slightly wet your hands and pinch a lemon sized portion from the dough and roll to make a smooth ball.

  • 05

    Make more kofta balls out of the remaining dough and collect them all in a plate and keep aside.

  • 06

    Heat around 1/2 cup oil in a non stick wok and when the oil is hot carefully slide in the kofta balls (4-5 at a time) and gry till golden brown from all sides.

  • 07

    Collect the fried koftas on a kitchen napkin lined tray so that it soaks excess oil.

  • 08

    How to make Almond Curry : In the same wok, add some more oil and heat nicely.

  • 09

    Add sliced onions and fry them till golden in color and collect in a bowl. Once the fried onions are cool, grind to make a fine paste and keep aside.

  • 10

    In the remaining oil, add whole spices and wait till they crackle up. Now add ginger garlic paste, green chilies and fry till golden.

  • 11

    Add coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, khopra, almond paste and fry till oil starts leaving from the sides.

  • 12

    Now add fried onion paste and whisked curd, stir well to incorporate everything and fry for another 10 minutes on low flame.

  • 13

    Add water to the curry as needed and adjust salt as per your taste. Bring it to boil and then carefully drop in the fried koftas and let it cook for 20 mins in low flames with lid closed.

  • 14

    Once the koftas are cooked well, add in a tea spoon of ghee for aroma and turn off the gas.

  • 15

    Add some fresh chopped mint and coriander and garnish with some sliced almonds. Serve hot with Roomali Roti or Rice.

  • 16



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