LAUKI KOFTA CURRY . This is such a beautiful veg recipe which I am sure everyon…

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LAUKI KOFTA CURRY
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This is such a beautiful veg recipe which I am sure everyone who loves lauki will adore on. Try this kofta curry for your lunch or dinner and enjoy the beautiful texture and yummy gravy of it.
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FOR MAKING KOFTA
INGREDIENTS
– Bottle gourd (Lauki) 500 gm
– Ginger 1 tsp (chopped)
– Green chillies 1-2 nos. (chopped)
– Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
– Coriander powder 1 tsp
– Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
– Salt to taste
– Fresh coriander 1 tbsp (chopped)
– Besan 1 cup
– Oil for frying
METHODS
1) Peel the bottle gourd and grate it, put it in a muslin cloth and squeeze out its excess moisture. Save the bottle gourd juice for later use.
2) Add ginger, green chillies, powdered spices, salt, freshly chopped coriander and besan, mix well and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
3) Take a small portion of mixture and shape into roundels, fry it on medium high flame until crisp and golden brown.
FOR MAKING GRAVY
INGREDIENTS
– Ghee 2 tbsp
– Cumin seeds 1 tsp
– Hing 1/2 tsp
– Bay leaf 1-2 nos.
– Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
– Onions 3 medium size (chopped)
– Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
– Coriander powder 1 tbsp
– Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
– Cumin powder 1 tsp
– Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
– Tomato puree 3 medium size
– Cashew paste 2 tbsp
– Garam masala 1 tsp
– Roasted kasuri methi 1 tsp
– Fresh coriander 1 tbsp (chopped)
– Salt & Sugar according to taste
METHODS
1) Heat ghee in a wok, add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter, add hing, bay leaf and ginger garlic paste, saute for a minute.
2) Add onions, cook until their golden brown.
3) Add the powdered spices and mix well, add water to prevent masalas form burning. Cook for 1-2 minute. Add tomato puree, salt and cashew paste, mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes.
4) Add the reserved bottle gourd juice and mix well. Add 1 cup water to adjust the consistency of the gravy and

bring it to a boil.
5) Add the fried koftas and stir gently without breaking the koftas. Add sugar, garam masala, roasted kasuri methi and freshly chopped coriander leaves. Mix well . Cover and cook for another 2-3 mins.
6) Your lauki kofta curry is ready to
serve hot with paratha , roti or rice.

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