Special Palak Kofta

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For koftas:
  • 3 - medium sized potatoes
  • 1-2 - green chillies (optional)
  • 5-6 - stalks cilantro
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - grounded coriander
  • 1/2 tsp - amchur
  • Salt
  • Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - yogurt
  • 1 - slice of bread (wet it and squeeze out the water)
  • 1/4 cup - paneer, crumbled
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Palak gravy:
  • 1 packet - palak
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 1 - medium sized onion
  • 1 inch - ginger
  • 4 - 5 cloves - garlic (optional)
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • Salt
  • Red chilli powder

How to Make Special Palak Kofta

  • Boil potatoes till tender. Peel them and mash or grate them.
  • Mix all the ingredients except paneer.
  • Divide the mixture into small balls.
  • Stuff each ball with paneer by making a small depression on the top of each ball. Close the depression.
  • Deep fry the koftas till golden brown.
  • Set aside and drain on paper towels.
  • Palak gravy:
  • Boil palak till tender. Blend it for a few seconds (do not discard the water it is boiled in).
  • Grate onion, tomatoes and ginger separately.
  • Peel and cut garlic into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan. When hot, add grated onion.
  • Let onion brown and add tomatoes. Stir it and cook till oil separates.
  • Add ginger and garlic.
  • Add garam masala, red chilli powder and salt.
  • Add palak. Stir it and let cook for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add koftas when ready to serve. Serve hot.

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