LAUKI KOFTA CURRY

LAUKI KOFTA CURRY

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 35

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 3

  • Ingredients for kofte : 2 cups grated lauki

  • 4 tablespoon besan (gram flour)

  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilly powder

  • 1 green chili - finely chopped

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • 1/2 litre oil for deep frying the koftas

  • Gravy ingredients : 2 large tomatoes - roughly chopped

  • 1 medium sized onion - roughly chopped

  • 1 green chilly finely chopped

  • Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • 2 tablespoon broken cashews(kaju)

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder(lal mirch powder)

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder(dhania powder)

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala

  • Water 1 cup

  • 2 tablespoon oil

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

Directions

  • 01

    Process of kofta making :

  • 02

    Rinse and peel the lauki (bottle gourd). grate it.squeeze the grated lauki and collect the juice in a bowl or mug. keep the juice aside.

  • 03

    Mix all the ingredients for making the koftas with the grated lauki except oil.

  • 04

    Now heat the oil. make small round shaped balls or patties and deep fry in oil till golden brown. drain on paper tissues.

  • 05

    Gravy preparation :

  • 06

    Blend all the ingredients mentioned under "Gravy ingredients " with little water to a smooth paste.

  • 07

    Now heat 2 tablespoon oil.

  • 08

    Add cumins to splutter. Now add ready paste.

  • 09

    Saute for 8-10 minutes and then add all the spices. keep sauting till the masala starts releasing oil .

  • 10

    Add water and simmer for 10-12 minutes. lastly add the fried lauki kofta.

  • 11

    Switch off the flame and lid the pan for 5 minutes

  • 12

    Garnish with coriander leaves and serve lauki kofta curry hot with jeera rice, chapati or parantha.

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