Nawabi Kesar Koftas

Nawabi Kesar Koftas

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The grandeur of this recipe is evident from the ingredients that go into the kofta. A range of dairy products, saffron and dry fruits give these Nawabi Kesar Koftas a melt-in-the-mouth texture and magnificent flavour.

The tangy gravy, flavoured with a rich paste of spices and nuts, adds to the luxurious feel of the koftas with its tongue-tickling flavour and luscious consistency.

It is worth indulging in ingredients like mava, raisins, cream and paneer that are used in this recipe, to relive the lives of the Nawabi kings!

Try other Nawabi recipes like Nawabi Curry and Nawabi Naan

Nawabi Kesar Koftas recipe - How to make Nawabi Kesar Koftas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
For the kesar koftas

    For the kesar koftas
  1. Combine the saffron and milk in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Combine all the ingredients along with the saffron-milk mixture in a deep bowl and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a ball.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, a few koftas at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all sides.
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the prepared paste and sauté on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomato purée, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add ½ cup of water, dried fenugreek leaves and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Lower the flame, add the fresh cream, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, re-heat the gravy, add the koftas, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy277 cal
Protein7.3 g
Carbohydrates16.4 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat20.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A257.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C8.6 mg
Folic Acid17.3 mcg
Calcium225.3 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium9.1 mg
Potassium95.5 mg
Zinc0.5 mg
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Reviews

Nawabi Kesar Koftas
 on 14 Dec 17 05:40 PM
5

really mouth watering recipes.
Tarla Dalal
02 Jan 18 09:47 AM
   Pranita, thanks for the feedback.
Nawabi Kesar Koftas
 on 11 Mar 17 04:58 PM
5

So rich in taste and combines well with gravy goes well with parathas and rice... They were a hit on my family dinner..