Pakistani Meatballs with Gravy (Koftay)

Pakistani Meatballs with Gravy (Koftay)

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"This is Pakistani meatballs recipe. Serve this classic dish hot with pita bread or naan."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 606 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 32.6 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 45.8 g
  • 92%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix lean ground beef, half of the onions, chili powder, black pepper, cloves, cumin and cardamom. Shape the mixture into approximately six 2 inch meatballs.
  2. In a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir the remaining onion in the vegetable oil until tender. Mix in the yogurt, lentils, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander seed, water, red pepper and salt. Place the meatballs into the mixture. Reduce heat to low and cook 30 minutes, until meatballs are evenly browned and lentils are tender.
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These were delicious—but you have to change the preparation method. Meatballs will never get nice and brown cooking in a liquid; they'll just turn gray. You need to brown them separately. I cut ...

Wonderful Pakistani cuisine! Thank you!

The onions for the meatballs need to be finely diced, not sliced. So I then followed the recipe but found it needed a lot of liquid to soften the lentils; I used a ton of plain yogurt, plus abou...