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Kacha Peper Kofta Curry(Raw Papaya Veg Ball Curry)

Kacha Peper Kofta Curry(Raw Papaya Veg Ball Curry)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 30


Serves 4

  • Grated Raw Papaya 2 cups

  • Grated Ginger 2 inch

  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp

  • Red Chili Powder 1 tsp

  • Cumin Powder 1 tsp

  • Udupi Ruchi garam masala powder 1 tsp

  • Gram Flour (Besan) 1/2 cups

  • Salt or as needed 2 tsp

  • For gravy-onion paste 1 1/2 cups

  • Tomato Puree 1 cups

  • Garlic Paste 1 tbsp

  • Ginger Grated 1 inch

  • Turmeric Powder 1 tsp

  • Red chili Powder 1 tsp

  • Coriander Cumin powder 1 tsp

  • Bay Leaf 1 nos

  • Garam Masala Powder 1 tbsp

  • Dry Red Chili 1 nos

  • Sugar 1 tbsp

  • Yogurt 2 tbsp

  • Kasuri Methi 1 tsp

  • Mustard Oil 1 tbsp


  • 01

    In a big pan,boil 4 cups of water, when it starts bubbling add grated green papaya. Let it cook for 5 minutes.

  • 02

    Drain the papaya stock water and keep aside. Squeeze blanched grated papaya as much possible. Reserved the stock for gravy.

  • 03

    In a mixing bowl,add blanched papaya,salt,coriander cumin powder and red chili powder. Add besan and garam masala and mix it very well to incorporate everything.

  • 04

    Make small balls out of that papaya mixer.

  • 05

    Heat oil in a deep fry pan and when the oil is hot enough drop the koftas and fry until they are golden brown in color. Drain out into a plate lined with kitchen towel.

  • 06

    Now for making gravy we start with heating oil,when oil is heated add bay leaf,whole red chili and whole garam masala. Roast until a nice aroma arises from the kadai.

  • 07

    Add onion paste fry a bit then add ginger garlic paste,fry about 5 minutes or until raw smell disappears. Add tomato puree,red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander cumin powder,sugar salt and cook until oil separates from gravy.

  • 08

    Add papaya stock and beaten yogurt in the gravy. Let it come to boil,on medium heat. Drop fried koftas and cook uncovered for about 10 minutes on medium heat.

  • 09

    Sprinkle kasuri methi and give a stir and switch off heat.

  • 10

    Serve it with steamed rice or roti/parathas.



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