Hariyali Kofta

Hariyali Kofta

Hariyali Kofta is deep fried koftas reinforced with greens like spinach, cilantro and fenugreek cooked with rich and creamy gravy enriched with saffron and cream.

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This recipe will make 8-10 Koftas, Serve 3-4 People

Ingredients

For gravy

Oil – 3 tbsp

Roughly chopped onion – 3 cup

Cashew nuts –  1 cup

Garlic – 6 to 7 cloves

Ginger – 1 big piece around 1″

Green chilies –  2

Cream – 4 tbsp

garam masala – 2 tbs

Salt to taste

Saffron few strand

Pinch of Cardamom

For Koftas

Boiled and mashed Potatoes – 2 cup

Finely chopped Cilantro – 1 cup

Finely chopped Fenugreek (methi) leaves – 1 cup

Finely chopped spinach – 1 cup

Green chilis – 2 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Cornstarch – 3 tbsp for Binding and 4 tbsp for dipping kofta

Oil for deep frying

Salt to taste

 

Direction

For Gravy

1. Boil 2 cups of water in a pan. Add onion, cashew nuts, garlic, ginger and green chilies. Boil it for 7 to 8 minutes on a medium to high heat.

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2. Make a Paste.

3. Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion cashew paste for about 5 minutes on medium heat. Add salt, cardamom powder, saffron, and garam masala. Mix it very well and let it cook for another 5 minutes. Add Cream.  Add water if needed and make a pouring consistency gravy.

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For Kofta

4. Take mashed potatoes in a bowl. Add spinach, fenugreek leaves and cilantro. Add Salt, green chillies, garam masala and corn flour. Mix it very well.

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5. Divide this mixture into 10 equal parts. Make a ball. Coat the balls with corn starch.

6. Heat oil and deep fry this ball/koftas on a medium heat until light golden in color.

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7. At serving time take koftas in plate , pour gravy on top of koftas and garnish it with cilantro.

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Serve it with Naan, Paratha or Roti.


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