Kofta Handi Recipe | Tarka | Rida Aftab | Desi Food

Kofta Handi Recipe | Tarka
Kofta Handi Recipe | Tarka

Kofta Handi is flavorful, spicy and delectable. You must make it at home for weekday lunch/dinner!

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Kofta Handi , Chili Pickle Kabab and Balti Daal Recipes. This show of Tarka with Chef Rida Aftab aired on 22 June 2021.









  • Chicken kofta 1 packet
  • Yogurt Lassi ½ liter
  • Tomatoes 250g
  • Onions 4
  • Red Chili Powder 1- ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
  • Small Cardamoms 6
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Bay Leaves 2
  • Green Coriander ½ bunch
  • Green Chilies 6
  • Clarified butter 1 cup
  • Ginger Garlic 2 tsp
  • Ready parathas for serving

In a clay pot (wok), add 4 onions and make them brown. Chop 250g tomatoes. Put 2 tsp ginger garlic, 1- ½ tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp chopped coriander, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 6 small cardamoms, 1 tsp salt and 2 bay leaves. When aroma comes, then add chopped tomatoes in it. Then add Chicken kofta and cook. Put ½ liter lassi and put it on simmer for 30 minutes. When gravy becomes thick, then turn off the stove and serve with parathas

Ingredients for kabab:

  • Beef mince ½ kg
  • Onion 2
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin ½ tsp
  • Whole coriander 1 tsp
  • Bread slices 2
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Chili pickle ingredients:
  • Large chili 10
  • Pickled masala 1 packet
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup 4 tbsp
  • Oil for frying

All kabab ingredients mix and pour in a chopper then grind it .for chili pickle in a bowl add all achar masala ,lemon and ketchup mix .now cut in the middle and fill the masala .then chili coat with mince and shape out .finally fry in oil and serve.


  • Bengal Gram (boiled) 1-1/2 cup
  • White lentil 1 cup
  • Tomatoes 250 gm
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Red chili 1-1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery 1 tbsp
  • Onion 1
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Oil 4 tbsp

Ingredients for oil tempering:

  • Onion 1
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • Bay leaves 4
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Clarified butter ½ cup
  • Green chili as required
  • Coriander as required

In a wok, heat oil and sauté onion until golden brown. Then add tomato, turmeric, red chili powder, jaggery, mustard seeds and water. Cover it for a while. Once it is soft, add boiled chickpea and white lentil, cover for 10 minutes. Then add green chilies and coriander.
For oil tempering, heat clarified butter in a wok. Sauté onions until golden brown. Then add garlic, bay leaves and cumin. Now add to the lentil mixture and serve hot.

Kofta Handi Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Kofta Handi Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Rida Aftab at Masala TV show Tarka. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Rida Aftab.

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