Spinach Koftas

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For spinach gravy:
  • 1 bunch - Spinach chopped
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • safoetida - 1 pinch
  • Coriander - 1 bunch
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 - tsp sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • Kraft cheese for garnishing
  • For Koftas:
  • 2 - Boiled potatoes
  • jwain - 1 pinch
  • Boiled garden peas - a handful
  • Fresh dates chopped - 2 tsp
  • Tender coconut - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder
  • Garam masala
  • 2 - green chilli
  • Turmeric - 1/2 spoon
  • Besan - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Spinach Koftas

  • Mix thoroughly the boiled mashed potatoes with ajwain, garden peas, dates, coconut, chillies, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric and salt.
  • Make balls, dip in the paste made of besan, red chilli powder, salt and deep fry. Drain and keep aside.
  • For spinach gravy, blanch the spinach in microwave, make a fine paste of spinach and coriander in a mixie.
  • Heat oil and splutter mustard and add green chilli, garlic paste, ginger paste and asafoetida.
  • Add spinach, cook for 7 minutes.
  • Add salt, sugar and pour the gravy on the potato koftas.
  • Spread a handful of boiled garden peas and a handful of grated cheese on top. Serve.

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