How to make Pudina Kofte Olive Ke Saath -

The subtle flavour of fresh mint make these kofte extra special.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा), Fresh mint leaves (ताज़े पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Pudina Kofte Olive Ke Saath

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pudina Kofte Olive Ke Saath Recipe

  • Chicken mince 400 grams

  • Fresh mint leaves 1 teaspoon

  • Pitted Green Olives few

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece

  • Star anise 1/2

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Cashewnut paste 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Coriander paste 1 teaspoon

  • Spinach leaf paste blanched 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cinnamon, star anise, black peppercorns and cumin seeds and saute till fragrant. Add onion and saute. Place chicken mince in a bowl, add salt and mix well.

Step 2

Add garlic to the pan and continue to saute. Add a little water to prevent scorching.Dampen your hands, spread small portions of chicken mince in your palm, place an olive in the center, gather the edges and shape into a round kofte.

Step 3

When onion browns, add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, green chilli paste and ¼ cup water and mix well. Add cashewnut paste and mix.

Step 4

Add yogurt and ½ cup water and mix well. Add mint leaf paste and mix. Now add the kofte and cover the pan. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add coriander leaf paste, spinach paste, salt and garam masala powder and mix well. Add cream and mix. Cover the pan and cook till the kofte are well cooked. Transfer into a serving dish and serve hot.

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