Indian Almond Koftas With Yogurt

“Wonderful tasty spicy kaftas to enjoy as a starter or to accompany a good curry. Kofta is very popular in Asia. These can be made with lamb or chicken. Koftas are usually fried these however are cooked in the oven. I am posting this recipe for my friend, an Indian lady who is a Zaar member.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C.
  2. To the minced meat add the ginger, green chilie, coriander, curry powder, crumble the stock cube into the mixture.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of yogurt and half of the milk powder, mix well to incorporate the ingredients.
  4. Divide the mixture into 12 and shape into balls. Roll the balls in the flaked almonds and place on a baking sheet, spaced out to allow them to expand while cooking.
  5. Stir together the remaining yogurt, milk powder, sugar, oil and chilli powder and a little salt to taste.
  6. Spoon the yogurt mixture over the koftas, coat them well.
  7. Bake in the oven, uncovered for 30 minutes, the almond coating should be golden and toasted.
  8. Serve with drinks, salads, curries or just as they are.

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