Lotus Root Kofta

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Lotus roots - 2, about 30 cm long
  • Besan (chick pea flour) - 2 tbsp
  • Onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • Green chillies - 1 tsp, finely chopped
  • Ginger - 2 tsp, finely chopped
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Dry mango powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Salt - to taste

How to Make Lotus Root Kofta

  • Soak lotus roots in water for 1/2 hour.
  • Pick up from the water and wash thoroughly to remove all the mud.
  • Mince or grate the roots.
  • Add rest of the ingredients, except the oil.
  • The mixture should be stiff enough to be shaped into balls.
  • If not, add some more besan.
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Shape the lotus roots mixture into small balls and deep fry few at a time till golden brown.
  • Drain well and serve with mint chutney.

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