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Dry Fruit Kofta

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Total Time:
30 mins
Serves:Server 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Koftas:
  • 3/4 cup - Evaporated Milk
  • 1/4 cup - Mashed Potato
  • 1 cup - Mashed Banana
  • 3 tbsp - Soya bean nuggets, soaked in water for 15 mins and squeezed dry
  • 3 tbsp - Sago
  • 30 - Dried lotus seeds, chopped
  • 15 - Cashewnuts, finely chopped
  • 15 - Almonds, finely chopped
  • 5 tbsp - Sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup - Flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • For the Gravy:
  • 1/4 cup - Oil
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup - Finely chopped Onions
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.5 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - powdered Cashewnuts
  • 2 tbsp - Powdered Almonds
  • 1.5 cups - Peeled and chopped Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup - water

How to Make

  • Combine evaporated milk, potato, banana, soya nuggets, sago, lotus seeds, cashewnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, flour, salt and pepper.
  • Make firm dough, adding more flour if needed.
  • Divide dough into 12 portions and shape into smooth balls.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil for shallow frying. Fry the koftas, few at a time, on medium low heat, till golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Heat 1/4 cup oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Fry till seeds start to splutter.
  • Add onions. Cook on low heat for 7 minutes or till onions are golden brown, stirring continuously.
  • Add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cashewnuts, almonds, and tomatoes.  Stir.  Cook on medium low heat for 5 mins, stirring continuously.
  • Add water. Bring gravy to a boil.
  • Simmer covered on low heat for 5 mins.
  • Add remaining evaporated milk, stir.
  • Gently place koftas in the gravy. Remove from heat.
  • Serve immediately with papads, mint raita and parathas.