Nargis Koftas

By ScottM, May 29, 2012 | | |
  1. ScottM
    Mmmmm one of our favourite indian recipes: Nargis Koftas

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    Part 1: Prepare Nargis Kebabs:
    6 medium eggs (hard boiled and shelled)
    1 1/2 lbs ground beef (or pork)
    1 medium onion finely chopped
    1 tsp ginger grated
    1 tbs chilli pepper finely chopped
    1/2 tsp cayenne
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1 1/2 tsp garam masala (mix of curry spices)
    1 tbs sesame seeds (optional)
    1 egg yolk
    1 tsp salt
    oil for frying

    Combine meat and other ingredients (except oil) in a bowl and mix thoroughly
    Divide meat into 6 portions,
    flatten each meat portion and wrap around each hard boiled egg
    Heat oil in pan and fry each meatball gently until golden brown/cooked (or for a lighter option, bake in an oven until done)

    Part 2: Prepare Sauce;
    2 tbs butter
    1 large onion, corsely chopped
    4 cloves garlic
    1 tsp ginger, chopped
    1 tbs fress coriander, finely chopped
    1 1/2 tsp tumeric
    2 tsp garam masala (mix of curry spices)
    2 tsp Tandoori pepper mix
    1/3 cup light sour cream
    1 cup peas
    1 cup diced tomatoes,
    1 tsp salt
    1 cup water
    1/2 tsp paprika

    Mince onion, garlic ginger and corander. In a saucepan fry onion and mixture until translucent. Add spices and fry for another minute.

    Add sour cream, stirring constantly, add peas, tomatoes, and salt. Stir well and cover, cooking until tomatoes are soft. Add water and simmer 8-10 minutes

    Place Nargis (egg meatballs) into sauce lower heat and keep warm.
    Serve with rice. Mmmm

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  1. EggTooth
    Oh, if anyone else reads this recipe fresh coriander is called "cilantro" in most of the United States.... that's what I knew it as here in California =)
  2. EggTooth
    I have been trying to figure this out on my own since yesterday morning. I have all ingredients for this except the "Tandoori pepper mix." is this a product I buy premixed? Is it just cayenne and red peppers? Please help, I'm trying to fix this for dinner and google searches have not helped!
  3. EggTooth
    Holy cow this looks good! What lovely photos! I'm dying to try this now! Off to the farmer's market...

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