Chicken Kofta

Chicken Kofta
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Indian chicken Kofta recipe is a super flavourful full meal, offering mouth-watering tender and juicy minced-chicken patties simmered in classic spices cooked in rich tomato-based gravy paired with rice and roti.

Ground meat or chicken pieces are chopped into a paste and then shaped into small cubes and served with salad or added to the steamy hot luscious spicy, creamy curry. 

Indian chicken Kofta recipe is jam-packed with flavours of herbs and cooked chicken, giving you a smoky and slightly spicy taste as it is processed in aromatic spices and seasoned in double-concentrated tomato paste. 

Basic Information 

Chicken Kofta recipe curry is a splendid meal (gently spiced meatballs) with fresh accents from herbs, cream and spices, often paired with roti , pita bread or steamed rice.

Kebabs are seasoned differently than Koftas, though in simple words, it is minced meat and, like Souvlaki, are roasted on skewers.

Taste, Texture, Nutrients And Other Details

  • Chicken Kofta is a delicious crispy patty, sometimes served dry with creamy dips. In addition, one can get a chicken kofta recipe curry variation where minced chicken patties are cooked in hot creamy gravy.
  • Spicy curry and chicken patties are cooked separately with herbs for a unique smoky aroma and flavour. It is prepared from a mixture of 100% pure herbs. 
  • Chicken Kofta's colour comes from the herbs used in the curry powder or the garam masala. With tomatoes and red-chilli powder, it appears smoky-reddish or buttery yellow. 
  • It has no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. 
  • It is a creamy curry, high on the satiety index. It is rich in proteins and minerals. 
  • One can order Chicken Kofta with roti and salad.

2- About The Indian Chicken Kofta Recipe

While the word "Kofta" is believed to have originated in Iran, other variations are found in other countries. Kofta is oblong-shaped grilled marinated minced chicken or meat, also known as kafta in Lebanon and kefta in Morroco and Persian, called kufte, and translated as 'pounded meat or finely chopped meat'. 

Kofta is prevalently found in Indian, Pakistani and Mediterranean cuisine. They are also famous as Middle Eastern meatballs.

The traditional Lebanese Kofta is made from Beef or Lamb, but the Indian variations are prepared from minced grilled chicken balls or meat cooked in aromatic curry gravy. 

One can prepare an Indian chicken kofta recipe with vegetables, herbs and spices, chicken, minced meat cooked in spices, or a combination of veggies and chicken. It can be served over rice, pita bread, and a mixed salad. 

Restaurant Chicken Kofta

Chicken kofta recipe restaurant style is made with aromatic herbs, cream, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, and eggs that bind the minced chicken. The mixture is shaped in an oval like a meatball and grilled or sauteed in oil.

Then, it is either served as a snack or side dish with a salad or made into a curry prepared from the paste of onion, garlic, fresh red chillies and coriander cooked in warm herbs like ground cinnamon, cardamom and chilli pepper paste.

Finally, it is served over steamed rice with a side salad made of chopped parsley and coriander and a light dressing made with lemon juice. 

3- Homemade Chicken Kofta

It is tender and packed with flavour, and homemade chicken kofta curry, is made from ground chicken, fresh herbs, spices, and simple ingredients mixed and shaped into oval patties before grilling or baking.

Next, to prepare the aromatic curry, chopped onion, garlic and fresh red chillies are cooked with flavourful herbs, and in the end, cooked kofta is added to the hot soupy gravy. 

How To Serve?

It pairs well with hot steamed rice, simple basmati rice or jeera rice, vegetable pulao, roti and paratha.

Food Allergy 

If you suffer from food allergies, please let us know, and we will substitute the ingredient with a better option. Every care is taken to avoid cross-contamination while preparing an order.

Food served may contain some of the 14 allergens listed – Peanuts, Nuts, Sesame, Cereals containing Gluten, Soya / Soy, Milk, Molluscs, Sulphur Dioxide (Sulphites), Mustard, Lupin (EU Common), Eggs, Celery, Crustaceans and Fish. 

Food allergy
If you suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, please let us know immediately. Ingredients can occasionally be substituted or changed so please review the allergy details available for you. Every care is taken to avoid any cross contamination when processing an order. Food served may contain some of the 14 Allergens listed: Peanuts, Nuts, Sesame, Cereals containing Gluten, Milk, Soy/Soya, Molluscs, Sulphur Dioxide (Sulphites), Mustard, Celery, Lupin (EU common), Eggs., Crustaceans & Fish.


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