Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ramya's Recipe Series - Bottle gourd Kofta

Bottle Gourd Kofta

Thanks to Aveek's mom!

For Kofta
  1. Bottle gourd- 1 grated
  2. Ajwain- 2 tea spoons
  3. Jeera powder- 4 teaspoons
  4. Chillies- 2 finely chopped
  5. Besan- 4 teaspoons
  6. Salt- To taste
  7. Oil- For frying
For Gravy
  1. Tomato- 4
  2. Onions- 4
  3. Cinnamon, Clove, Cardamom- 2 each
  4. Chillie powder- 3 teaspoons
  5. Salt - To taste
  6. Oil- 3-5 teaspoons
For Kofta
  1. Squeeze out all the water from the grated bottle gourd
  2. Mix the rest of the ingredients and make into balls 
  3. Deep fry the balls and set aside

For Gravy
  1. Cut the onion and tomatoes
  2. Grind the tomatoes and onions separately
  3. In a pan add oil and add the Cinnamon, clove and cardamom.
  4. Add the onion paste and saute till golden brown
  5. Add tomato paste and saute till the raw smell goes
  6. Add salt and chilli powder.
  7. Switch off the flame once the oil begins to separate.
Add the koftas to the gravy and enjoy.
  1. Green chillies can be avoided in the kofta if you don't prefer hot koftas
  2. Instead of Cinnamon, clove and cardamom you can use garam masals powder(3 teaspoons), do not add chillie powder if you ar eusing garam masala powder.
  3. If you like it spicy increase the garam masala powder.

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