Laknavi Kofta Curry

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Lots of greens make this an unusual kofta curry.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Serves 6.
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For the koftas
4 boiled potatoes
3/4 cup chopped spinach (palak)
3/4 cup finely chopped corriander (dhania)
3/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek leaves
2 tbsp cornflour
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

For the gravy
2 onions, grated
3/4 cup fresh curds (dahi)
3/4 cup milk
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp sugar
4 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

Grind into a ginger-garlic paste (for the gravy)
6 cloves of garlic (lehsun)
25 mm. piece ginger (adrak)

Grind into a cashewnut paste (for the gravy)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1 onion, chopped
10 green chillies

For garnishing
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)


    For the koftas

    1. Mash the potatoes very well.
    2. Add the remaining ingredients (other than oil) and mix well.
    3. Shape into cylindrical shaped koftas.
    4. Deep fry in oil.

    For the gravy

    1. Heat the ghee and fry the onions until golden.
    2. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry again for a while.
    3. Add the cashewnut paste and fry again for a while.
    4. Add the curds, milk, cream, turmeric powder, sugar and salt.

    How to serve

    1. Just before serving, add the koftas to the hot gravy and sprinkle coriander on top.
    2. Serve hot.

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     on 26 Jun 11 10:40 PM

     on 24 Jun 11 06:53 AM

    This is an excellent reciepe.Tried it and it came out very well.