Phul Gobi Kofta (Meatball and Cauliflower Curry)

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Title: Phul Gobi Kofta (Meatball and Cauliflower Curry)
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Indian, Meats


----------------------------MEAT AND CAULIFLOWER----------------------------
1 Egg, beaten
450 g Lean mince (lamb or beef)
15 g Fresh ginger, grated
2 Cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 ts Garam masala
1/2 ts Cumin
Leaves from 1 sprig of
1 sm Cauliflower, cut into
Florets, tough stalks

75 g Ghee
1 sm Onion, finely chopped
Cardamom seeds from 2 pods
2 Cloves
2 1/2 Cm cinnamon stick
15 g Fresh ginger, grated
2 Cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 ts Turmeric
1 ts Chilli powder
1/2 ts Ground cumin
1/2 ts Ground coriander
225 g Tomatoes, peeled and chopped
150 ml Yoghurt
Leaves from 1 sprig of

1. Mix the egg with the mince meat.

2. Grind, pound or blend in a blender the ginger, garlic, garam masala,
cumin, coriander leaves and half tsp salt.

3. Mix the spice paste with the meat, form into small balls (approx. 3cm
dia.) and set aside.

4. To make the sauce, heat the ghee in a pan, add the onion and fry until

5. Add the cardamom seeds, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, garlic, turmeric,
chilli powder, cumin and coriander and fry for 3 or 4 minutes, stirring.

6. Add the tomato and cook, stirring, until the fat runs clear of the

7. Stir in the yoghurt with a pinch of salt and 1-2 Tbl water and bring
gently to the boil.

8. Carefully slide in the meat balls and cauliflower florets and cook for
about 20 minutes on a low heat, stirring occasionally and taking care not
to break the meat balls.

9. Sprinkle on the coriander leaves and add salt to taste.

Compiled by Imran C.
Posted to EAT-L Digest 23 Dec 96

From: "Imran C."

Date: Tue, 24 Dec 1996 19:21:41 +1000