The Big Boys Curry Book

Kofta Sauce 2

Small stands selling snacks crop up everywhere

Kofta are meatballs. Typically they are made from ground meat and spices, grilled and then braised in a rich creamy sauce. Here are two variations on a theme.This is a richer and less sharp version than Kofta Sauce #1


  • 1 tspn cummin seed
  • 1 tspn mustard seed
  • 1 tspn sesame seed
  • 1/2 tspn onion seed
  • 1/2 pint Basic Curry Sauce
  • 1 tblspn Basic Curry Powder mixed with water to form dropping paste.
  • 5fl oz good thick yoghurt
  • 5fl oz cream
  • 4 tbslpn Ghee


  1. Heat ghee and stir fry the 4 whole spices for 1 minute.
  2. Add curry paste and stir fry for 2 minutes
  3. Add curry sauce and stir fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Add yoghurt, cream and salt to taste and simmer (not boil) for 5 minutes.

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