Lauki kofta gravy

                                                                                   LAUKI KOFTA

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INGREDIENTS FOR KOFTA

  • Grated bottle gourd /ghia / lauki – 2 cup
  • Besan – 3 tbsp
  • Garam masala pwdr – ¼ tsp
  • Chaat masala – ¼ tsp
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Red chilli pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric – a pinch
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for shallow or deep frying

METHOD

Peel the lauki and grate it , avoid the seeds.

Squeeze the extra water from it . [keep the water you can add it in the gravy ]

Now add all the ingredients to the lauki and mix well.

Divide it into equal portions of lemon size.

Roll each portion into ball .

Deep fry the balls till golden brown .

Remove on absorbent paper and keep aside.

lauki kofta gravy

INGREDIENTS FOR GRAVY

  • Onion chopped – 1
  • Tomato chopped – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp
  • Red chilli pwdr – 2 tsp or as per taste
  • Turmeric pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Coriander pwdr – 3 tsp
  • Cashew – 7 to 8 nos
  • Tomato ketchup – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – ¼ tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Kasoori methi pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Oil – ½ tbsp
  • Butter + oil – 1 ½ tbsp

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METHOD

Heat ½  tbsp oil in a pan.

Add onion and fry till translucent.

Add ginger + garlic paste and fry till raw smell leaves.

Add chilli pwdr + turmeric pwdr + coriander pwdr + garam masala + kasoori methi.

Then add cashew + tomatoes + ketchup + salt + sugar and fry for 1 min.

Add 2 cup water. [water as per the consistency you want ]

Cover it and cook till the tomatoes become soft.

Remove from flame and allow it to completely cool.

Grind or blend it into a fine paste.

Strain it to get a nice smooth sauce. [only the tomato skin will remain ]

In another pan heat 1 tbsp butter + 1/2 tbsp oil.

Pour the sauce and cook for 3 -4  minutes .

Add the fried koftas and mix well .

Off the flame.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and fresh cream .

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NOTES

  1. You can also add grated paneer to the kofta.
  2. Instead of deep frying you can fry the kofta in appe pan.

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