Jackfruit Kofta Curry, Kathal Kofta Curry
by Tarla Dalal
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When the jackfruit season is in, everybody clamours for the fruit, but only the wise know the value of the raw form!
Raw jackfruit has a rustic taste, which if handled properly gives rise to many wondrous recipes. While many people use the kathal to make subzis, we offer you yet another choice – the Jackfruit Kofta Curry.
The kofta has a very different mouth-feel because of the texture of the jackfruit. These unique but tasty koftas are then used to make a delicious curry that is perked up with a range of spice powders in perfect proportions.
The different texture and peppy flavour of the curry is really uplifting and will make your meal a memorable one.
Try other jackfruit recipes like Kathal Dry Sabzi or Mustard Masala Jackfruit .
- Heat enough water in a deep non-stick pan. Add the jackfruit and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 16 minutes or till they turn soft, while stirring it occasionally.
- Drain the water using a strainer.
- Transfer the jackfruit in a deep bowl and mash it using a potato masher.
- Add the besan, green chilli paste, ginger and salt and mix very well to form a dough.
- Divide the dough into 14 equal portions and shape each portion into a ball.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry, a few koftas at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all sides.
- Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 6 minutes.
- Add the coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add ¾ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while mashing it lightly with the back of a spoon.
- Switch of the flame , cool it slightly and blend it in a mixer till smooth.
- Transfer the mixture into the same deep non-stick pan, add ½ cup of water and curd, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Add the prepared jackfruit koftas, and coriander, mix gently, cover it with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring it occasionally.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
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