Lamb Kofta Curry with Mint Yoghurt
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – 2.5 syns per serving
Original – 2.5 syns per serving (without rice)
For the Koftas:
- 600g of lean lamb mince (9 syns)
- 1 egg
- 1 small onion finely chopped
- salt and black pepper
- 2 cloves of garlic crushed
For the Curry Sauce:
- 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic crushed
- 1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
- 1 courgette, chopped
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 150ml of vegetable stock
- 2 cups of passata
- 2 tsp of ground cumin
- 2 tsp of ground coriander
- 1/4 tsp of onion powder
- 1 tsp of curry powder
- 1 tsp of turmeric
- 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
- 1/2 tsp of paprika
- 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper
- 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
- 1 bay leaf
- 6 cardamom pods
- 1 tsp of sweetener
- salt and black pepper to season
For the yoghurt mint:
- 1 cup of fat free natural yoghurt
- a few sprigs of fresh mint, finely chopped
- juice of a 1/2 a lemon
- 1/2 tbs of sukrin:1 (or other sweetener of choice)
Add all the ingredients for the Koftas to a large bowl and bind together, form into equal sized meatballs
Spray a frying pan with low calorie spray and brown the Koftas on all sides. Remove from frying pan and set aside.
Add the onion, garlic and ginger to the frying pan along with a little bit of the vegetable stock and cook for approx 3-4 mins. Add the courgette and carrot and cook until softened.
Add the remaining stock, passata and all spices, sugar etc to the pan, bring to the boil, return the Lamb Koftas, reduce the heat and then simmer for approx 45mins – 1 hour.
To make the mint yoghurt, mix together the natural yoghurt, fresh mint and juice of 1/2 a lemon.
Serve the Lamb Kofta Curry topped with a couple of tablespoons of the mint yoghurt.
The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information:
Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
1 serving (no rice)
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