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Palak Koftas Recipe

Palak Koftas is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For Palak gravy:
  • Palak bunch, chopped - 1
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/2 spoon
  • Garlic paste - 1 spoon
  • Ginger paste - 1 spoon
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Coriander - 1 bunch chopped
  • 2 - small Green chillies
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • Kraft cheese for garnishing
  • For Koftas:
  • 2 - boiled Potatoes mashed
  • Ajwain - 1 pinch
  • Boiled garden peas - a handful
  • Fresh Dates chopped - 2 spoons
  • Tender coconut, finely chopped - 1 spoon
  • Red chilly powder
  • Garam Masala
  • Small green chilly, finely chopped - 2
  • For batter:
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Besan - 1/2 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for frying
  • How to Make Palak Koftas:

    1. Mix all the ingredients for the koftas with the boiled mashed potatoes.
    2. Then form into balls and keep aside.
    3. Take besan in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric and red chilly powder.
    4. Make a paste with water.
    5. Coat the potato balls in the besan batter and deep fry. Keep aside.
    6. For palak gravy, blanch the palak. Make a fine paste of palak and coriander.
    7. Heat oil and add mustard. When mustard seeds pop up, add green chillies, garlic-ginger paste and asafoetida.
    8. Add palak and cook for 5-7 mins.
    9. Add salt and sugar.
    10. Pour the gravy on the potato koftas. Spread a handful of boiled garden peas and grated cheese on top. Serve hot.



     

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