Aaloo Kofta


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This aaloo kofta filled with butter, raisins and cashewnut is a delicious recipe for every occasion. It can be served with paratha or steamed rice.

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Aaloo Kofta recipe - How to make Aaloo Kofta

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7 potatoes , boiled and peeled
1/2 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp powdered cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds power
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp cornflour
2 large tomatoes , grated
2 tbsp cashewnut (kaju) paste
2 cardamoms
1 cinnamon (dalchini) stick
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
100 gms butter
10 raisins (kismis)
10 cashewnuts (kaju) , broken into pieces
oil for deep frying
  1. Mash the potatoes in a bowl, add the cornflour, cumin powder, coriander seeds powder, kashmiri chilli powder, salt and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture int0 10 equal portions and shape them into small balls.
  3. Fill little butter, one raisin, one or two pieces of cashewnut inside each ball.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the balls until golden brown. Keep aside.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the cardamon, cinnamon, clove, ginger paste, grated tomato, cashewnut paste, saute for 1 min.
  6. Add the powdered cumin seeds, coriander seeds powder, chilli powder, kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, sugar and saute till the oil separates.
  7. Add 2 cups water and mix well nad simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Add the koftas and bring to boil.
  9. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Arati Guha on 29 Aug 2012

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