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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Bottle Gourd(Lauki) Kofta Gravy

Kofta Ingredients
Grated bottle gourd-1 cup
(squeeze out the water,use the water while making the gravy,don't discard)
Salt to taste
Roasted besan-2tsp
Garam masala-1/8tsp
Red chilly powder-1/8tsp
Oil-to cook koftas
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
MDH Kitchen king masala-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Chopped onion-1/4
Blanched tomato-2
Green chillies-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Almonds-8
Other ingredients
Salt to taste
Curd-6tsp
Kastoori methi-1 handful
Coriander leaves for garnish.
Tempering
Oil-4tsp
Butter-2tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Method
Mix all the koftas ingredients together.Make small balls & deep fry it till golden brown.Today i cooked them in paniyaram pan with just 1tsp of oil.Heat oil & butter in a pan temper it.Add the ground masala,kastoori methi & fry in medium flame till raw smells goes off & oil separates the pan.Pour the curd,lauki water,salt & some extra water for the gravy.Cook it till semi thick gravy.Switch off the gas & put all the fried koftas & give a stir.Garnish with some coriander leaves & grated paneer(optional).

8 comments:

  1. delicious inviting kofta .i had also posted it

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  2. I love this dish.My mom used to make it...seeing it now, I am inspired to cook too !!

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  3. Very inviting and delicious kofta gravy :)

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  4. delicious looking kofta looks wonderful

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  5. lovely kofta........actually i never tried kofta ...mainly because it needs to b fried,,and i dont like more oil in my curry...but now after seeing ur idea..i will make this kofta for 100$ sure..book marked..and thanks for the great idea..

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  6. This is one I saw in a blog earlier today - Loves that and LOVE this too! putting on my list of things to try
    If I am not already following you, I will hit the follow button now. Cheers and good to connect via FB too! Priya

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  7. Yum, yum, yum, love the lauki kofta, great inviting picture :)

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