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Sprouted Chickpea and Paneer Kofta Gravy

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For kofta:
  • 3 - Potatoes (boiled)
  • 1/4 cup - carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cup - beetroot, grated
  • 1 cup - paneer, grated
  • 1/2 tbsp - heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 1 tbsp - mixed nuts (almonds, Walnuts and cashewnuts), chopped
  • Salt, as required
  • Oil, for deep frying
  • For gravy:
  • 1/2 cup - sprouted Chickpeas (cooked with a pinch of salt)
  • 2 - onions, medium sized
  • 4 - Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Poppy Seeds (roast lightly and grind)
  • 1 tbsp - Cashew nuts (soaked in Milk for 30 minutes and ground)
  • 1.5 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 cup - Milk
  • Salt, as required
  • 1.5 tbsp - oil

How to Make

  • For kofta:
  • Combine all the ingredients except oil.
  • Make small balls from the mixture.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the koftas till golden brown. Transfer the koftas onto a kitchen towel. Keep aside.
  • For gravy:
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onion and fry till the onion turns light brown in colour.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone.
  • Add chopped tomato and saute till it turns mushy.
  • Add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, poppy seeds powder, garam masala and salt.
  • Mix the ingredients well.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • Once cooled, grind to a fine paste with a little water.
  • Transfer this to a pan and then add the milk and cashew paste.
  • Now, add the cooked chickpeas.
  • Let it cook on medium flame.
  • Switch off the heat when the gravy is thick enough.
  • Add koftas and serve immediately.
  • Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen
  • http://www.nithubala.com/