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Kofta (Meatball) Curry
Easy Indian Cooking

Kofta (meat balls)
1                lb. lean ground meat
1/2 pack     Curry Masala Mix:
4                tablespoons bread crumbs
1                egg
4                tablespoons water

Sauce (Masala)
6-8            tablespoon oil
1/2 pack    Curry Masala Mix:
1-2            medium tomatoes, chopped
2               tablespoon yogurt
2-3           cups water
3-4           fresh cilantro leaves chopped (optional)

Mix together Kofta (Meatball) ingredients. Divide mixture into 12-16 portions and roll into balls. Set aside.
In a large sauce pan, heat oil on medium heat. Add meatballs and stir fry till browned.
Add Curry Masala Mix and stir fry for a minute.
Add tomatoes, yogurt and 1/2 cup water. Mix well. Cover and cook till tomatoes are soft and masala (sauce) is thick.
Add rest of the water, as desired, 2-3 cups. Increase heat to medium high. Cover and cook 6-8 minutes.
Turn heat off. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro leaves.
Serves  6-8.
Note: To increase spiciness add red pepper or chopped green chilies.
To reduce spiciness and flavor, use less mix and add salt.

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