Aloo Bukhara Kofta on World Vegetarian day

1 10 2013

Are you a kofta lover?? A dish that always does wonders to your taste buds. How about having the delicious dish of Aloo Bukhara kofta for dinner tonight?? Just keep reading and find out how to make this perfectly heavenly dish in some simple steps 🙂

Aloo Bukhara Kofta

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Ingredients

•Apricots,soaked and stoned – 8
•Potatoes,boiled, peeled and mashed – 3 medium
•Green cardamom powder – a pinch
•Cornflour/ corn starch – 1 1/2 tablespoons + for dusting
•Salt – to taste
•Tamarind paste – 2 tablespoons
•Oil – to deep fry
For gravy
•Oil – 2-3 tablespoons
•Onions, sliced – 2 medium
•Tomatoes, roughly chopped – 3 medium
•Cashewnuts – 10-12
•Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tablespoon
•Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
•Coriander powder – 1 tablespoon
•Red chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
•Salt – to taste
•Cream – 1/2 cup + for garnishing
•Garam masala powder – a pinch
•Green cardamom powder – a pinch
•Fresh coriander leaves – for garnish

Instructions

1. Mix together potatoes, green cardamom powder, cornflour and salt in a bowl. Stuff each aloo bukhara with ¼ tbsp tamarind paste.
2. Divide the potato mixture into 8 portions and roll into balls. Dust each ball with cornflour and shape it like a katori, place an aloo bukhara in the centre, gather the edges and seal. Shape them into koftas.
3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep fry the koftas in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
4. To make gravy, heat oil in a non stick pan, add onions and sauté till golden. Add tomatoes and sauté till they turn pulpy.
5. Add cashewnuts, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and sauté. Add salt and mix well.
6. Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar and grind into a paste with sufficient water.
7. Transfer this paste into the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add cream, garam masala powder, cardamom powder and mix well.
8. Place koftas in a serving bowl and pour the gravy over them. Garnish with some cream and coriander leaves and serve hot.

Cook and treat yourself and family with this yummy dish tonight or come over to Forresta Kitchen and Bar and let us serve you 😀

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