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Meatball Curry (Kofta Curry)

 
One serving costs about $2.78 One serving costs about $2.78

$2.78 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

3 gluten-free,gluten free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner asian,indian
spoonacular Score:58%

Spoonacular Score: 58%

 

Meatball Curry (Kofta Curry) might be just the Indian recipe you are searching for. This gluten free recipe serves 3 and costs $2.74 per serving. This main course has 558 calories, 35g of protein, and 39g of fat per serving. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. A mixture of turmeric powder, egg, garam masala, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the yoghurt you could follow this main course with the 5-Minute Healthy Peach Frozen Yogurt as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 61%. This score is pretty good. Try Low Fat Kofta Curry, Beef Kofta Curry, and Lamb Kofta Curry for similar recipes.

Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé are my top picks for Indian. The best wine for Indian food will depending on the dish, of course, but these picks can be served chilled and have some sweetness to complement the spiciness and complex flavors of a wide variety of traditional dishes. One wine you could try is Laurenz V Singing Gruner Veltliner. It has 4.4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 16 dollars.

Laurenz V Singing Gruner Veltliner

A very attractive fruit bouquet yields apple, peach and citrus aromas along with a typical Veltliner spiciness and a touch of white pepper. The soft and juicy palate is supported by fine acidity. It sings on the palate!

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Ingredients

Servings:
1.1 lb
1.1 lb beef
beef
1 tsp
1 tsp brown sugar
brown sugar
2
2  split cardamon pods
split cardamon pods
0.5
0.5  diced carrot
diced carrot
1 handful
1 handful fresh coriander
fresh coriander
1 tsp
1 tsp coriander powder
coriander powder
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin powder
cumin powder
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin seeds
cumin seeds
1
1  egg
egg
1 tsp
1 tsp garam masala
garam masala
1 tsp
1 tsp mixed garam masala
mixed garam masala
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic paste
garlic paste
1 tsp
1 tsp ginger paste
ginger paste
0.5
0.5  green chilli
green chilli
0.5
0.5  whole green chilli
whole green chilli
1 tsp
1 tsp mustard seeds
mustard seeds
1 medium
1 medium onion
onion
some
some salt
salt
some
some Salt & Pepper
Salt & Pepper
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps tomato paste
tomato paste
1 tsp
1 tsp turmeric powder
turmeric powder
0.5 cups
0.5 cups water
water
1 cup
1 cup yoghurt
yoghurt
1.1 lb beef
1.1 lb
beef
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp
brown sugar
2  split cardamon pods
2
split cardamon pods
0.5  diced carrot
0.5
diced carrot
1 handful fresh coriander
1 handful
fresh coriander
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp
coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp
cumin powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp
cumin seeds
1  egg
1
egg
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp
garam masala
1 tsp mixed garam masala
1 tsp
mixed garam masala
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp
garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp
ginger paste
0.5  green chilli
0.5
green chilli
0.5  whole green chilli
0.5
whole green chilli
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp
mustard seeds
1 medium onion
1 medium
onion
some salt
some
salt
some Salt & Pepper
some
Salt & Pepper
2 Tbsps tomato paste
2 Tbsps
tomato paste
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp
turmeric powder
0.5 cups water
0.5 cups
water
1 cup yoghurt
1 cup
yoghurt

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
oven
oven
baking pan
baking pan
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat griller/oven at 180 degree celsius.
  2. Blend all the meatball ingredients together until combined.
  3. With a little oil on your palms, shape into about 15 meatballs and place them onto a baking dish. Once done, bake them in the oven for 20 minutes or until cook, turning once.
  4. Meanwhile, heat the oil together with the seeds, a clove and cardamon pods. When the seeds start to pop, add in sliced onions and saute until golden brown.
  5. Add in ginger & garlic paste, green chilli and spices to the pan and saute further until aromatic. Add 2 tbsps of water to prevent the spices from sticking on the pan.
  6. Add tomato paste and yoghurt to the mixture and stir to combine. Lower the heat and let it simmer gently until oil starts to separate from the gravy (a layer of oil appearing on the surface of the gravy).
  7. Depending how much gravy youll prefer, add 1 cup of water for more gravy. If you prefer the curry to be thick and creamy, halve the amount of water. Then, season with salt & sugar to taste.
  8. Gently toss the cooked meatballs in the gravy to combine. Garnish with additional coriander if you like.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.78
Ingredient
500 grams beef
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 split cardamon pods
½ diced carrot
1 handful fresh coriander
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 egg
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon mixed garam masala
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon ginger paste
½ green chilli
½ whole green chilli
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 medium onion
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 cup yoghurt
Price
$3.88
$0.01
$0.22
$0.05
$0.06
$0.12
$0.13
$0.26
$0.24
$0.26
$0.26
$0.14
$0.22
$0.10
$0.10
$0.15
$0.24
$0.13
$0.10
$1.63
$8.33

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Yogurt is a good source of probiotics, "good" bacteria that contribute to intestinal health and can improve digestion. Look at the label on your yogurt and make sure it says it contains "live and active cultures."

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
559 Calories
35g Protein
38g Total Fat
16g Carbs
18% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
559
28%

Fat
38g
60%

  Saturated Fat
15g
94%

Carbohydrates
16g
5%

  Sugar
9g
10%

Cholesterol
183mg
61%

Sodium
707mg
31%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
35g
71%

Vitamin B12
4µg
67%

Zinc
8mg
54%

Selenium
34µg
50%

Phosphorus
419mg
42%

Vitamin A
2058IU
41%

Vitamin B3
7mg
39%

Vitamin B6
0.72mg
36%

Manganese
0.68mg
34%

Iron
5mg
32%

Vitamin B2
0.48mg
28%

Potassium
885mg
25%

Calcium
188mg
19%

Magnesium
67mg
17%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin C
11mg
13%

Copper
0.23mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.16mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Folate
37µg
9%

Vitamin D
0.54µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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