Methi Mutton & Chicken Koftas ( Methi Meatballs)
Meat Balls are perfect dish or appetizer served during any occasion. There are many different ways one can serve these spicy and flavorful meat balls be it a mezze platter or roti rolls, spicy and succulent meat balls are everyone's favorite.
People who are not familiar with dried fenugreek leaves should try incorporating them in many or all meat based recipes the curry like flavor from fenugreek when cooked enhances the flavor of this dish. We can prepare many variations using this basic meat balls, add it to spicy yellow curry, pulao or serve it as it is....
500 Grams Lamb Mince
200 Grams Chicken Mince or Boneless Chicken Thighs
1 Tbsp Chilly Powder
1/2 Tbsp Turmeric
2 Tbsp Coriander
1 Tbsp Garam Masala
2 Tbsp Dried Fenugreek leave(Kasoori Methi)
1 Large Onion (Peeled and Finely Chopped)
Fist Full Mint and Coriander Leaves Washed and Finely Chopped
2 Tbsp Ginger and Garlic Paste
4 Green Chilies Finely Chopped
2 Tbsp Oil
Salt as per taste
In a mixer jar add the chicken and pulse twice and then grind on low speed to form a mince.
Once the chicken mince is ready add the lamb mince and grind on low speed till both the meats are well combined.
Transfer the mince the a mixing bowl.
To the mince add finely chopped onions, coriander and mint, ginger and garlic paste, chilies, chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, dried fenugreek and salt mix the meat well till all ingredients are well incorporated.
Place a cover and allow the meat the marinate for 1 hours time in the fridge or for best results allow to marinate over night.
Place a pan on medium flame add 2 tbsp oil. Apply oil to your hands and take portions of the meat start forming meat balls add the the pan and cook for 10 mins keep tossing every 2 mins until the meat balls are cooked and there is no moisture.
We can add these koftas to a curry or serve as appetizer...Enjoy :)