June 25, 2013

Kancha Kolar Kofta


For Kancha( Plantain) kola Koftas:

1. Raw banana or Kancha kola 1 medium size cut into big pieces along with the skins
2. Potato medium size 1 halved with skins
3. Onion 1 medium chopped
4. Green chilies 2 chopped
5. Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
6. Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
7. Salt and sugar as per taste
8. Besan Or gram flour 5-6 tablespoons
9. Vegetable oil for frying

For kofta gravy:

1. Onion 1 medium size boiled and blended
2. Ginger garlic paste 2 teaspoons
3. Tomato 1 large size boiled and blended
4. Potato 1 medium size cut into cubes
5. Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
6. Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
7. Red chili powder 1 teaspoon
8. Salt and sugar as per taste
9. Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
10. Bay leaf 1 large
11.Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
12.Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons
13.Ghee 1 tablespoon


Making Koftas:
1. Boil the raw banana and potatoes together and peel the skins and mashed them. Take a bowl now add all the ingredients except the oil and add the mashed vegetables and make a soft dough.  
2. Now make small balls out of the dough and deep fry them till golden brown and put on a paper towel.
Making the gravy:
1. Now take a non-stick pan and heat oil in it. Fry the Cubed potatoes till light brown and put them on a bowl. Now add the cumin seeds and bay leaf to the oil. When the cumin seeds started crackles add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 2-3 seconds.
2. Now add the boiled and blended onion and some salt & sugar and fry till the onion becomes caramelized. In this time make a paste with turmeric powder, coriander, red chili powder and some salt. When the onion started to change color add the masala paste and fry till oil separates from the masala.
3. Add the blended tomato to the masala and fry for couple of minutes. Add the fried potatoes and mix with the masala very well. Now add 2 cups of warm water the pan and boil the gravy till potatoes are cooked.
4. When the potatoes will be cooked enough add the fried koftas and off the oven. Do not boil the gravy after adding the koftas. Sprinkle some garam masala & ghee and serve with rice or chapaties.