Thursday, 29 January 2015

Raw Banana Kofta Curry Recipe-Kachche Kele Ka Kofta-Green Banana Kofta Curry

Preparation Time-45 minutes
  • Raw banana-3
  • Potato-2
  • Chopped onion-3
  • Chopped green chilli-2
  • Garlic cloves (peeled)-10
  • Chopped Ginger-1 inh
  • Gram flour (besan)-3 tbsp
  • Tomato puree-1/2 cup or 50 gm approx.
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Asafoetida(hing)-2 pinch
  • Red chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Fresh cream-2 tbsp
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
For Kofta-
  • Boil the raw banana and potato together along with the skin in pressure cooker for 3 whistle.
  • Peel off the outer layer of banana and potato and mash it or grate it.
  • Add 3 tbsp gram flour, chopped green chilli, one finely chopped onion, ginger garlic paste, 1/3 tsp turmeric powder and mix all together with boiled banana and potato.
  • Mash it properly, make sure no lumps in it.
  • Make equal size of small balls and fry it till it turns golden brown.
  • Take out on the kitchen towel and keep it aside.
For Masala paste-
  • Heat a pan, add cumin seeds, add chopped ginger, add garlic cloves and two chopped onions.
  • Fry it for 3-4 minutes on medium heat till it turns light brown.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool down a little.
  • Put into the blending jar and blend it into thick paste (add little water if needed).
  • Masala is ready .
For Gravy/Curry-
  • Turn on the flame and heat a pan.
  • Add asafoetida (hing), add cumin seeds and fry it for 30 seconds.
  • Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder into the oil for nice red colour of curry.
  • Add blended masala paste into the pan and fry it for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add cumin powder and coriander powder and fry it for another minute.
  • Add tomato puree and mix it into the fried masala paste, cook it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add a glass of water and let it boil.
  • Add salt to taste, garam masala powder and simmer the heat.
  • Add 2 tbsp fresh cream and stir it properly.
  • Turn off the heat and put all the fried kofta into the curry.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves and fresh cream.
  • Ready to serve with Chapati, roti, pulav, naan, kulcha or plain rice.

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