Jain Special- Kele Ke Kofte


Added to 11 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 14730 times

As a jain, we prepare banana recipes in the paryushan festival or on tithis,to avoid potatoes. It is satvik food. It can be varied by using potatoes. . . And can also b eaten as koftas (pakoras) without the gravy.

Add your private note

Jain Special- Kele Ke Kofte recipe - How to make Jain Special- Kele Ke Kofte

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 to 5 servings


For The Koftas
1/4 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 tsp slit green chillies , chopped
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
6 raw bananas , boiled
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste

For Gravy
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
250 gms beaten curds (dahi)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 tsp slit green chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
3 to 4 cloves (laung / lavang)
4 bay leaves
2 tbsp oil
For the kofte

    For the kofte
  1. Peel and mash the bananas.
  2. Add all the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into small equal sized balls.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the koftas till they turn golden brown and crisp from all the sides.
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan and add the cloves and cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafeotida, bay leaf, ginger and green chilli, beaten curd, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric and 50 ml water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the gravy is cooked.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Add the koftas and simmer for a few minutes.
  2. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

Member Photo
This recipe was contributed by Rakhee amit jain on 12 Oct 2011
I am Rakhee Jain, from chennai. Iam a house wife n trying to learn new cooking ideas & recipes.I am ...

Know more about this member, Click Here

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.