December 4, 2011

Vegetable Kofta Curry...




Ingredients:
For Koftas(Measurements can be made according to your taste)
. Chooped Aloo,Carrot,Beans,Green peas(Boiled)
. Coriander leaves chopped-a handful
. Turmeric powder-a pinch
. Red chilli powder-1/4 tbsp
. Coriander powder-1/2 tbsp
. Ginger garlic paste
. Maida - 2tbsp
. Corn flour - 2 tbsp
. Salt


For Gravy:
. Oil-2 tbsp
. Cloves-3
. Cinnamon-2 inch stick
. Cardamom-2
. Jeera-1 tsp
. Ginger garlic paste
. Onion chopped-1 medium sized
. Tomatoes chopped-3
. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
. Red chilli powder- as per taste
. Coriander powder-1 tsp
. Methi leaves
. Salt


Method:
To make the koftas:
1) Mix all the Kofta ingredients(drain out excess water from vegetables)  and make balls.
2) Heat oil in a pan. Place the balls and cook till golden brown. Set aside.


To make the gravy:
1)Heat oil in a wide pan. Add jeera and let it crackle. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and fry for a few seconds.
2) Add chopped methi leaves, ginger garlic paste and onions. Sprinkle little salt. Fry till the onions are cooked and turn brown. 3) Add tomatoes, some more salt and all the spice powders. Fry for a few minutes until tomatoes turn soft. 
4) Allow the mixture to cool. Grind in to smooth paste.
5) Put the mixture on the stove again and cook for some time. Add kofta balls and simmer for 2 minutes.
6) Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rotis or nans.


Note:
1) While making koftas drain out excess water in order to avoid breaking of koftas while deep frying..
2) Add koftas only 5 mins before serving.


Delicious Koftas are ready to serve...

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