Bread Kofta Curry

The bread koftas melt in your mouth while the flavour of the bottle gourd curry lingers in your taste-buds, making you yearn for more…and more! This novel preparation is indeed a foolproof way to garner accolades from your friends and family. Serve immediately after adding the koftas.

Serve with parathas or rotis or just plain rice .

Bread Kofta Curry

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Bread Kofta Curry recipe - How to make Bread Kofta Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For The Bread Koftas
6 fresh bread slices
5 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
a pinch of baking soda
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

Other Ingredients
1 cup bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki) cubes
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup boiled and peeled baby potatoes , cut into halves vertically
1/2 cup grated onions
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tbsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
2 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
3/4 cup fresh tomato pulp
salt to taste
1/2 cup boiled green peas

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For the bread koftas

    For the bread koftas
  1. Remove the crust from all the bread slices.
  2. Crumble the bread slices in a bowl, add the curds, plain flour, besan, coriander, green chillies, baking soda and salt and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 20 equal portions and roll each portion into a small ball.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry, a few koftas at a time, till they are golden brown in colour from both all sides. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the bottle gourd with 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick kadhai and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the bottle gourd is soft, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool completely and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the potatoes and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they are light brown in colour. Drain and keep aside.
  4. In the same kadhai, heat the remaining 1 tbsp of oil, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder and 2 tbsp of water and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the fresh curds and tomato pulp, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the bottle gourd paste, ½ cup of water, salt, green peas and sautéed potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Just before serving, add the bread koftas, mix lightly and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy521 cal
Protein7.1 g
Carbohydrates34.8 g
Fiber4.1 g
Fat38.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A652.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31 mg
Vitamin C21.3 mg
Folic Acid27 mcg
Calcium105.7 mg
Iron1.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium20 mg
Potassium247.6 mg
Zinc0.4 mg
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Bread Kofta Curry
 on 11 Mar 15 03:39 PM

Tangy, mild spicy bread kofta curry. The taste is so good, it goes with any indian breads.
Bread Kofta Curry
 on 07 May 14 08:57 AM

I made it exactly d way described n it turned out very tasty... must try...