Nargisi Koftay Recipe is a very popular and healthy dinner recipe. It is an impressive and traditional cooking recipe that is made with meat mince and boiled eggs. You can try the nargisi koftay recipe in your own kitchen.

Learn with us, how to make Nargisi Koftay recipe or Nargisi Kofta recipe. The boiled eggs covered in a shell of meat mince and cooked are called Nargisi Kofta curry.

It is an absolutely delicious recipe and a traditional cooking recipe from Mughal cuisines and Hyderabadi cuisines.

Serves: 8

Prep: 10min

Cook: 45min

Extra time: 30min chilling

Ready in: 1hr25min

Nargisi Koftay Recipe | Nargisi Kofta Recipe


  • ½ kg mutton mince
  • 1 stick cinnamon (dalcini)
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin (jeera) powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander (dhania) powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • 3 green chilies, chopped fine
  • 3 tablespoons besan (gram flour)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 8 hard-boiled eggs
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves
  • Lime wedges for garnish
  • Food safe twine or rope


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Nargisi Koftay Recipe | Nargisi Kofta Recipe

Preparation Method

Wash and cook mince with 1 cup water, salt, cinnamon stick, and turmeric powder until cooked and all liquid dries up about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly.

In a large bowl, add cooked mince and onions, ginger, garlic, green chilies, and allspice powders. Add beaten egg and gram flour and mix well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes so the mixture binds well later.

Peel the hard-boiled eggs. Make eight equal amounts of portions from this meat mixture. Now take one part of the meat portion and flatten with the help of your palm like a cutlet.

Place a hardboiled egg in the middle and envelop the meat firmly around it. Fasten a piece of thread around the wrapped egg. Repeat with the rest of the eggs and meat. If possible, refrigerate the eggs again. You can complete this process and make all the koftas by using the step and now place them in refrigerate overnight.

When you to serve the kofta recipe, heat cooking oil in a bigger pan for deep frying. Fry the koftas. Cut the thread. To serve, slit the eggs in halves lengthwise. Sprinkle with chaat masala and serve garnished with coriander leaves and lime wedges on the side.


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