Meatball Curry with Rice

Kofta Challaw

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Parwana

Parwana

By Durkhanai Ayubi

Published 2020

  • About

The kofta, or meatballs, in this dish are made using a combination of lamb and beef. They’re not the round balls usually associated with kofta, but a slightly flat patty shape, which is common in Afghan cuisine. They are cooked in a tomato and onion sauce and traditionally served with challaw rice.

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped
  • 125 ml (½

Method

To make the kofta, finely blend the onion, chilli, coriander and garlic in a food processor. Add 60 ml (¼ cup) water and blend again to form a fine paste. Place the lamb and beef in a large bowl, add the b