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How to make beef kofta a la sauce tomate

my favourite twist of meatballs which originally from MiddleEastern, Meditteranean, South Asian and Balkans

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INGREDIENTS

Prepare your mince beef in a bowl. The original recipe calls for lamb.

Prepare your mince beef in a bowl. The original recipe calls for lamb.

Add in grated ginger (approx. 3 cm)

Add in grated ginger (approx. 3 cm)

Add in 3 cloves of (crushed) garlic

Add in 3 cloves of (crushed) garlic

Add in 1 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp of mixed spices (allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, fenugreek and ginger - with ratio 1:1)

Add in 1 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp of mixed spices (allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, fenugreek and ginger - with ratio 1:1)

Add in 1 egg

Add in 1 egg

Mix all of the ingredient using wooden spoon or simply use your hand

Mix all of the ingredient using wooden spoon or simply use your hand

The recipe approx made 20 balls (small to medium size)

The recipe approx made 20 balls (small  to medium size)

Pan-fried your meatballs approx 1-2 minutes pn each side. Be careful not to overcook the meat

Pan-fried your meatballs approx 1-2 minutes pn each side. Be careful not to overcook the meat

Set aside the fried meatballs

Set aside the fried meatballs

Finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic and 1 brown onion

Finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic and 1 brown onion

Diced 4 tomatos. Skip this page if you use canned tomato

Diced 4 tomatos. Skip this page if you use canned tomato

Saute your garlic and onion until soft then add in the 1,5 cups of tomato juice.

Saute your garlic and onion until soft then add in the 1,5 cups of tomato juice.

Add in the diced tomato

Add in the diced tomato

Add in 3 tsp of ground cumin, 3 tsp of ground cinnamon, 1 tsp of cayenne, salt and pepper. Be careful when adding the spices, tastebuds may varied 😊. Boil for 5 minutes

Add in 3 tsp of ground cumin, 3 tsp of ground cinnamon, 1 tsp of cayenne, salt and pepper. Be careful when adding the spices, tastebuds may varied \ud83d\ude0a. Boil for 5 minutes

Add in the koftas

Add in the koftas

Let it simmer for at least 30 minutes to let the spices infused the koftas

Let it simmer for at least 30 minutes to let the spices infused the koftas

Garnish with parsley. Serve with pita bread, rice pilaf and/or poppadoms. Enjoy!

  • 650.0g mincemeat (I use beef but originally made of lamb)
  • 2.0 brown onions medium size
  • 3.0cm ginger, grated
  • 5.0 garlic cloves
  • 1.0c parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 2.0tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1.0tsp mixed spices (the 7 seven spices)
  • 3.0tsp ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper
  • 4.0tsp ground Cumin
  • canola oil for pan-fried the kofta and sauteing