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1 hr 15 mins
Deliciously spicy, and very aromatic. These are far more interesting than regular old meatballs.
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- 1 1/2 lbs ground lamb or 1 1/2 lbs beef
- 2 teaspoons minced ginger
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cayenne bell peppers (I just used Thai bird's eye chilies)
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 2 teaspoons garam masala
- 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro
- 6 mint leaves, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried)
- 1 medium potato, finely grated
- salt and pepper
- 1Put the ground meat in a larger bowl, and add ginger, garlic, cayenne peppers, onion, egg, tumeric, garam masala, cilantro, mint, potato, and salt and pepper to taste.
- 2Mix well (you'll have to use your hands for this one).
- 3Form golf ball sized balls with the meat mixture, and set aside.
- 4Allow to rest 30 minutes.
- 5Heat oven to 375º.
- 6Place the kofta on a non-stick cookie sheet and bake 25 minutes or until cooked through, and slightly browned.
- 7Serve hot, with nan bread, cucumber-yogurt sauce and a fresh tomato and mint salad.
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Nutritional Facts for Spicy Indian Kofta
Serving Size: 1 (256 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 385.1
- Calories from Fat 248
- Total Fat 27.6 g
- Saturated Fat 11.9 g
- Cholesterol 113.9 mg
- Sodium 84.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
- Sugars 2.7 g
- Protein 21.5 g