Impress your loved ones with this mouth-watering kofta curry recipe... Which will leave them wanting it for their own! - Muslim Box Co.

Impress your loved ones with this mouth-watering kofta curry recipe... Which will leave them wanting it for their own!

Tell us, guys, if you agree: there is nothing worse than not knowing what to make for dinner!

Whether you’re hoping to do something special for a loved one by cooking them dinner, or it’s just a regular old Tuesday night and you’re feeling uninspired, here’s our favourite kofta curry recipe for you to add to your list.

Sidenote: if you don’t have a food processor/blender not all is lost, but be ready to get your hands dirty!


700g lean beef mince

1 onion

3 garlic cloves (or as many to your own taste)

Fresh coriander (a good handful)

Fresh mint (same as above)

2 tbsp curry paste

2 tbsp tomato puree

250ml single cream

Curry powder

Seasonings of your choice

Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 170C/340F.
  2. Place the mince, garlic, coriander, mint and curry powder into a food processor and blend until you have a smoother consistency and the herbs are distributed evenly throughout the meat. Season with salt and pepper. Alternatively, if you don’t have a blender/processor, just finely chop the garlic and fresh herbs and mix it all together in a large bowl using your hands.
  3. With damp hands, shape your meat mixture into roughly 24 small meatballs. Roll between your palms to get them nice and round and even.
  4. Place the meatballs on a baking tray and cook for 15 minutes at 170C/350F. Tip: stick some tin foil on your baking tray and place the meatballs onto that to save yourself a bit of clean up.
  5. Finely chop your onion and take a large saucepan; fry the onion in a little oil until it begins to soften.
  6. Add the curry paste and tomato puree to the onion. Cook this for a further minute or two.
  7. Now, add the cream and season to taste using salt and pepper, along with any other seasonings you enjoy  chilli powder, turmeric etc. Mix thoroughly and continue stirring until the sauce is simmering – do not allow it to boil over.
  8. Add the meatballs to your sauce and allow it all to simmer together for a few minutes more. Serve over the top of rice and garnish with a little leftover fresh mint and coriander!

For a healthier take on this, substitute the cream for low or no fat plain yoghurt; it’s just as satisfying and indulgent.

Enjoy and let us know how you get on – we love to see your pictures and hear your thoughts!! Tag us on Instagram or Facebook.

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