Continuing our blog hop, the theme is “Kofta Curry”. Thankyou to my blog hop girls for making this journey more interesting.

              Koftas are small balls made by deep or shallow frying. They are immersed in the gravy . This is a North Indian dish. The koftas and gravy are made of different kinds. Here is one kind which is immensly liked by all. 

INGREDIENTS :

FOR THE GRAVY :

  • onion 1
  • tomato 2
  • ginger 1inch
  • dhania 1tsp
  • cumin 1tsp
  • green chilly 2
  • almonds 8
  • poppy seeds 1tsp
  •  turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • chilly powder 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • fresh cream 1/2 cup

FOR THE KOFTAS:

  • potatoes boiled 4
  • red chilli powder 1tsp
  • coriander leaves 1/2 bowl
  • salt to taste
  • onion 1
  • maida 1tbsp

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METHOD:

  1. Remove the skin of the tomato by making an incision and putting them in hot water.
  2. Cut onions .
  3. Put almonds in hot water in another bowl to remove the skin.
  4. Make a puree of tomato and onions.
  5. Grind ginger ,dhania, cumin,almonds and poppy seeds to a fine paste.Keep aside.

To make the gravy :

Take  oil in a kadai . Add the onion and tomato puree and fry till oil seperates. Add turmeric powder and chilli powder and stir again for sometime.  Now,add the ground paste and required quantity of water. Add salt. Whisk the cream well and mix into it. Let boil for sometime.

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TO MAKE THE KOFTAS :

Koftas are usually deep fried. But here,I am shallow frying them. You can deep fry them, they are more tastier. But, keeping the health factor in mind, I have been shallow frying and it is equally good.

Mix all the ingredients together. Make it small balls and flatten between palms. Heat a skillet and shallow fry.

TO SERVE :

Add koftas just before serving. Tastes good with nan,roti, kulcha or chapati.

The other recipes of blog hop can be found here:

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Vani  Marudhas Kitchen

Ritu Ahuja  Scrumptious Indian Recipes

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  1. Jayashree you have created a very beautiful, extremely gratifying looking Kofta dish. I loved every element you added in it and your bowl of Koftas placed over the silky smooth creamy gravy looked Super Delicious. Loved it immensely.

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