Moti kofta pulao Recipe

Moti kofta pulao is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with tender meatballs and fragrant basmati rice. The meatballs, known as koftas, are made with a mixture of minced meat, spices, and herbs, which are then cooked in a rich and spicy tomato-based gravy. The koftas are then added to the cooked rice and gently mixed together, allowing the flavors to meld. This pulao is a complete meal on its own and is perfect for special occasions or gatherings.

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25minstotal
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Ingredients for Moti kofta pulao Recipe

  • as per your need For The Koftas
  • 125 gram Minced Meat
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Oil For Frying
  • as required For The Pulao
  • 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 Onions, Thinly Sliced And Fried Until Golden Brown
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Cardamom Pods
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water For Cooking

Directions: Moti Kofta Pulao Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix together minced meat, ginger-garlic paste, chopped onions, green chilies, coriander leaves, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Shape the mixture into small meatballs and fry them until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, and cardamom pods. Fry until fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until the raw smell disappears.
  • STEP 6.Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 7.Add water and bring it to a boil. Add the fried meatballs and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 8.In a separate pot, cook basmati rice until 70% done. Drain the rice and layer it over the meatballs.
  • STEP 9.Cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.
  • STEP 10.Gently fluff the rice and meatballs together before serving.
  • STEP 11.Garnish with fried onions, chopped coriander leaves, and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to fry the meatballs until they are golden brown to ensure they are cooked through.
  • You can add a pinch of saffron soaked in milk to the rice for an extra aromatic touch.
  • Serve the pulao with raita or a side salad for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Moti kofta pulao can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pulao in a microwave or on the stovetop, adding a little water if needed to prevent drying.
  • Serve the pulao hot as a main dish for lunch or dinner, accompanied by raita or a side salad.
Nutrition
value
364
calories per serving
6 g Fat13 g Protein70 g Carbs17 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    70g
  • Fiber
    17g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    70g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    17g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    485mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    74mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    49mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    50mg
  • Manganese
    5mg
  • Phosphorus
    203mg
  • Selenium
    12mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp