1 lb turnip, peeled and shredded
1 fist of chana daal (soaked for few hours) optional
1 tbs red chili powder
1 tbs coriander/cumin powder
1 tbs garam masala
¼ tbs turmeric powder
3-4 tbs Besan
1 green chilli chopped finely
3 tbs ginger/garlic and green chili paste
1 medium onion chopped finely
Salt as per taste
Oil for frying
This is not my recipe, Aunti ji (Ashish's mom) made this. I liked it so much that I wanted to post it here so that I can refer it in future and other people can enjoy it too. Thanks Aunty ji for sharing your recipe with me... I can't wait to post some of your other recipes here..
1) Take the shredded turnip and chana daal in a microwaveable bowl, put the salt mix it and microwave it for 10 minutes. Stir it in between so that it gets cook evenly. If still water content left then microwave it for few more minutes. Let it cool down and mash it properly.
2)Mix besan, red chilli powder to the boiled turnip and mix it well and make small rounds balls.
3)Heat oil to deep fry and then deep fry all the koftas till nice brown color and keep it aside.
4)Heat 2 tbs of oil in a frying pan and add chopped green chilli and chopped onion and fry till onion gets nice brown color.
5)Add ginger/garlic/green chilli paste and fry it for couple of minutes, add coriander/cumin and garam masala powder and add 1/3 cup of water and keep stirring for a minute.
6)Now add all the koftas and fry in medium flame till it gets coated with the spices properly. Now fry it for couple of minutes more and your masaledar Turnip Kofta is ready to serve with Rice or Roti of your choice.