Farali Kofta Curry

Farali Kofta Curry

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A delectable farali kofta recipe cooked in a spicy onion tomato based gravy. The koftas are made from mashed boiled potatoes which are coated with rajgirha flour and then deep fried before simmering in the curry.

Farali Kofta Curry recipe - How to make Farali Kofta Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Koftas
4 boiled and mashed potatoes
2 to 3 chopped green chillies
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/4 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 cup rajgira flour
oil for deep frying

For The Gravy
2 to 3 large tomatoes
1 tbsp oil
chilli powder to taste
salt to taste
1 cup curds (dahi)
freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
2 tsp chopped cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tsp milk powder

For the koftas

    For the koftas
  1. Combine the potatoes, green chillies, ginger, coriander, cumin seeds powder and lemon juice and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into small equal portions and roll them into small oval shaped koftas.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai, roll into rajgira flour and deep fry till golden brown and crisp from all the sides.
  4. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Chop the tomatoes roughly, add the cashewnuts, chilli powder, green chillies and 1 cup curds and salt and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the ginger and saute for 10 seconds.
  4. Add the tomato puree and saute for 10 minutes.
  5. Add 2 tsp milk powder and saute for more 5 minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Just before serving, pour the gravy over the koftas.
  2. Serve hot.