Turkish Pideli Kofte

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Prepare Tomato Sauce:

  • Cooking oil 1 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 2 tbs
  • Tomato paste ½ Cup
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Sugar ½ tbs
  • Paprika powder 1 tsp
  • Chicken powder 1 tsp
  • Water ½ Cup or as required

Prepare Kofte (Meatballs):

  • Beef qeema (Mince) lean 500g
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Anda (Egg) 1
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tbs
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Breadcrumbs 3-4 tbs
  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tbs
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) 3 medium
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) large 3-4
  • Naan or Pita bread as required
  • Makhan (Butter) ½ tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) hot ¼ Cup or as required


Prepare Tomato Sauce:

In a saucepan,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

Add tomato paste,garlic paste & mix well.

Add salt,sugar,paprika powder,chicken powder,mix well & cook on low flame for 1-2 minutes.

Add water,mix well & cook on medium flame until oil separates (2-3 minutes) & set aside.

Prepare Kofte (Meatballs):

In a bowl,add beef mince,onion,egg,garlic paste,salt,black pepper powder,baking soda, breadcrumbs,fresh parsley & mix until well combined.

Grease hands with oil,take small quantity of mixture (25g) & make meatballs of equal sizes.

On a griddle,add cooking oil & shallow fry from both sides until golden brown.

On the same griddle,grill tomato & green chillies on medium flame until charred.

Cut naan or pita bread into pieces.

On heated grill pan,add butter & let it melt.

Add naan or pita bread pieces & toss,add prepared tomato sauce,prepared meatballs,grilled vegetables,tomato sauce,melted butter & serve with greek yogurt!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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