Palak Kofta Kadhi


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Palak Kofta Kadhi

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The palak koftas are the highlight of this recipe! They transform a simple, everyday kadhi into a more special dish, which can be enjoyed by the family and also served to guests.


Make sure you squeeze out the water completely from the spinach after blanching, before adding to the besan mixture. Otherwise, the extra water might make the koftas fall apart. Despite your best efforts, if the koftas are still not binding properly, you can always add a little more besan to hold it together.


Add the koftas and give the kadhi a quick heating just before serving. This delicious Palak Kofta Kadhi goes very well with Khichdi or even plain, ghee-laced rice.

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Palak Kofta Kadhi recipe - How to make Palak Kofta Kadhi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Ingredients

For The Palak Koftas
1 cup chopped and blanched spinach (palak)
1/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch soda bi-carb
salt to taste
oil for deep frying

For The Kadhi
1 cup curds (dahi)
2 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 slit green chilli
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
Method
For the palak koftas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape into even-sized rounds.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry a few koftas at a time they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  4. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the kadhi

  1. Combine the curds and besan in a deep bowl, whisk well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the green chilli , asafoetida, curry leaves, onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the curds-besan mixture, turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, re-heat the kadhi, add the palak koftas, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Aloo Aur Kaddu ki Subzi 
Cooked Long Grained Rice 
Dhaniye Aur Makai ki Roti 
Masala Papad 
Tendli ka Achaar 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy238 cal
Protein7.6 g
Carbohydrates16.4 g
Fiber4.9 g
Fat14.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A4933.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.3 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C25.3 mg
Folic Acid134 mcg
Calcium180.5 mg
Iron2.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium72.9 mg
Potassium357.4 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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Palak Kofta Kadhi
5
 on 21 Feb 16 12:33 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Divya. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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22 Feb 16 03:27 PM
Palak Kofta Kadhi
5
 on 28 Sep 15 02:44 PM


Nice Kadhi and I have this often for dinner.
Palak Kofta Kadhi
5
 on 27 Jul 15 04:25 PM


palak kofta kadhi.. deep fried koftas.. in kadhi, the kadhi has a smooth and creamy texture.. with a soft spinach balls.. i made little extra koftas.. to munch.. very simple and easy to follow the recipe.. taste best with hot rice..