Beef Kofta Meatballs in Curry Sauce, Cucumber Salad & Naan Bread
  • Prep time: 35 minutes
  • Calories: 580
This dish is bound to become a family favourite! Delicious koftas (or meatballs) flavoured with fresh coriander, garlic and lemon, combined with a mild tomato korma and soft naan bread to soak up that sauce - what's not to love? Share your #youplateit triumph with us on Instagram and Facebook.
  • 300 g of Beef Mince
  • 1 of Shallot
  • 1 of Garlic Clove
  • 2 Tsp of Lemon Juice
  • 1 Small Bunch of Coriander
  • 1 of Ginger
  • 50 g of Korma Curry Paste
  • 2 of Lebanese Cucumber
  • 1 400g Pack of Rich & Thick Diced Tomatoes - Classic
  • 1 160g Pack of Coconut Milk
  • 1 2 Pack of Naan

Prepare Ingredients:

Preheat oven to 180°C. Cut shallot in half - finely dice half and thinly slice half. Mince garlic and ginger. Pick coriander leaves, roughly chop (reserving a few for garnish); discarding stems.

Make Meatballs:

In a bowl combine beef mince with garlic, coriander and diced shallot. Season with salt and pepper. Using you hands, mix well and form into 8 balls.

Brown Meatballs:

Heat a little olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat and brown meatballs. Cook for 4-5 minutes until lightly browned on all sides. Cook in batches if necessary. Transfer meatballs to a plate.

Prepare Curry Sauce:

Return same pan to heat, adding a little more oil. When hot, add curry paste and ginger and cook for about 1 minute. Stir in 12 the crushed tomatoes and coconut milk until combined. Season and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Return meatballs to the pan and cook for a further 10 minutes, until cooked through and sauce is reduced.

Warm Naan & Make Salad:

Meanwhile, prepare naan. Place the naan on a baking tray, or directly on the oven rack, and heat for about 2 minutes, or until warmed through and soft. Roughly chop cucumber and place in a small bowl with sliced shallot. Add lemon juice (to taste) and 1 Tbsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine.

You Plate It:

To serve, divide meatballs and sauce between dishes and garnish with reserved coriander leaves. Serve with naan and cucumber salad. Enjoy!