Hara Bhara Koftas Recipe by Tarla Dalal

Hara Bhara Koftas Recipe by Tarla Dalal

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These super soft, multi-veg koftas are made hara bhara by the addition of spinach and coriander, which give a vibrant colour and taste to the yummy kofta balls. You can enjoy these koftas as a starter, or drown it in gravy and enjoy with naan or paratha.


Recipe Description for Hara Bhara Koftas, Veg Koftas

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Makes 15 koftas
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1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped french beans
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak) leaves
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp chopped green chillies
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well using your hands.
  2. Divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each potion into a round ball.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry the koftas, a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  4. Serve immediately.

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Hara Bhara Koftas Recipe by Tarla Dalal
 on 26 Feb 18 12:12 AM

My way to make it heathier and nutrient-dense: Bake potatoes; remove from skin and mash, adding recipe ingredients. Return to skin. top with cheese ( optional) serve with raw salad.
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Tarla Dalal    Great idea.. Do keep trying more recipes and give us your feedback..
26 Feb 18 09:31 AM