Swadisht Koftae

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Kofta:
  • 1 Small Cabbage
  • 1/2 Cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder (Red)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp any mixed curry powder
  • Curry:
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Green chillies (chopped)
  • 1 Big Tomato (chopped)
  • 1.5 tbsps Ginger and Garlic paste.
  • Coriander leaves (if desired ) for garnish.
  • 2 tsps salt ( to taste)
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder.
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp any curry powder
  • 1 Bay leaf

How to Make Swadisht Koftae

  • Kofta: Boil the shredded cabbage till its tender. Strain and keep it to cool in a salad bowl (reserve stock).
  • Now, after a few minutes put all the other ingredients into the same bowl and mix into a dough of flour and cabbage slices.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan, drop dumplings of cabbage mixture and deep fry till golden brown. Drain.
  • Curry:
  • Heat oil. As it starts to change colour, put onion and a bay leaf.
  • Let onions caramelize, then add ginger-garlic paste and stir.
  • After a few seconds, add the chillies and rest of the masala one by one.
  • Keep stirring so that the ingredients don't get burnt (add a little water to avoid burning).
  • As the oil separates, add the tomato and keep stirring until it purees.
  • Add water and salt and let the gravy thicken up on its own.
  • Add koftas to this curry and stir for the koftas to soften up.
  • After one boil or two, take off heat.
  • Serve in a bowl garnished with coriander leaves on top along with purees or paranthas or plain rice.