It is a traditional Awadhi recipe.The look of nargisi kofta resembles an ‘Eye’. In Urdu ghazals, lot of references have been made of beautiful eyes and this recipe has been inspired by the beauty of eye.
Minced Mutton 250 grams (9 ounce)
Raw onions paste 1 onion
Fried onion paste 1 onions
Red chillies 3 pieces
Ginger garlic paste 2 tablespoon
Sattu (Roasted gram flour) 2 tablespoon
Cinnamon ½ inch
Whole Black pepper ½ tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon
Poppy seeds 1 tablespoon
Coconut ½ coconut
Mint leaves 2-3
Eggs 4 pieces
Ghee 5-6 tablespoon
Salt 1 tablespoon
Hard boil the eggs. Chop mint leaves finely and grind together poppy seeds, coconut, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds and chillies.
Take minced meat in a bowl and then add grounded paste, ginger garlic paste and both onion pastes. Leave it to marinate for 2 hours.
After marination, add gram flour, chopped mint leaves and salt to it. Mix well. Coat the boiled eggs with the minced meat and deep fry the eggs in ghee. Afterwards remove it and slit eggs into two halves. Serve the nargisi kofta with mint chutney.