Chana Kofta Kadhi


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Traditional kadhi made nutritious with chick pea koftas that serves as a wealth of protein and calcium to strengthen your bones.

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Serves 4.
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    For the kadhi

    1. Combine the curds, gram flour and 1 cup of water and whisk well. Keep aside.
    2. Pound the green chilli, ginger together in a mortar and pestle. Keep aside.
    3. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds, cinnamon and asafoetida.
    4. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the curds and gram flour mixture, prepared green chilli mixture and salt and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Keep aside.

    For the chana koftas

    1. Drain the Kabuli chana.
    2. Grind all the ingredients to a fine paste in a blender without using water.
    3. Divide the mixture into 20 equal portions and shape each portion into an even sized round. Keep aside.

    How to proceed

    1. Re-heat the kadhi and bring it to a boil.
    2. Drop the prepared koftas in the boiling kadhi and allow them to simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
    3. Serve hot.

    1. If the kofta mixture is difficult to shape into rounds, you may need to add 1 tablespoon Bengal gram flour (besan) to the mixture amd mix well.
    Nutrient values per serving
    246.5 mg.10.8 gm. 175 cal.9.5 gm.6.2 gm.
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    vengayaAugust 03, 2013

    one doubt before trying this. Do the koftas need to be steamed before putting them in the kadhi?

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    Reviewed August 03, 2013by vengaya

    one doubt before trying this. Do the koftas need to be steamed before putting them in the kadhi?

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