Indian Spiced Beef Koftas

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons minced gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 lb lean ground beef


In large bowl, stir together ginger, garlic, jalape?oil, egg yolk, cornstarch, salt, turmeric and coriander; mix in beef until blended. Divide into 8 portions; shape each into ball.

Thread 2 balls onto each of 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers; squeeze each into 3-inch (8 cm) sausage shape.

Place skewers on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, turning skewers once, for about 15 minutes or until koftas are lightly browned and no longer pink inside.


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Indian Spiced Beef Koftas