Thursday, March 3, 2011

Dudhi Kofta Kadhi

For the Koftas:

4 cup grated dudhi (1 lb)
2-3 tbs besan
1 tbs kasoori methi
2 tbs - chopped green chillies
1/2 tbs amchoor powder (optional)
oil to deep fry
salt to taste

For the Kadhi:
1 cup - yogurt
2 tbs- besan
2 chopped tomatoes
1 medium onion slice
2 inch ginger chopped
2-3 green chilli chopped
1 tbs cumin/coriander powder
1 tbs kasoori methi
1/2 tbs paprika powder
1 tbs - mustard seeds (rai)
2 dry red chilli(optional)
2 pinches - asafoetida (hing)
3 tbs oil
salt to taste
1/2 tbs garam masala powder
2 tbs chopped coriander (optional to garnish)

1. Mix salt to the grated dudhi and leave it for 1/2 hour and then sqeez out all the water and keep the water in a bowl.
2. Take sqeeze dudhi, besan, chopped grren chilli, amchoor powder, kasoori methi and mix it properly.
3. Take a spoon of this mixture and shape them into small oval shape koftas and deep fry them in medium heat till golden brown.

1. Heat 2 tbs oil in a non-stick pan and add asafoetide, add chopped green chilli, ginger and sliced onion and fry for a minute.
2. Add chopped tomatoes, stir it cover the lid and cook on a low flame till tomatoes gets soft, let it get cool and then grind it with dudhi water to a smooth paste.
3. Whisk the curds along with the besan and 2 cups of water till it is smooth and lump-free and mix it with the tomato grind paste.
4. Add this mixture on the pan and continue stirring it in medium heat till it comes to boil, add another cup of water and let it coil for about 15 minutes.
5. Lower the flame and add the koftas, add crushed kasoori methi and garam masala. Garnish with coriander and dudhi kofta kadhi is ready to serve.
Note:This is not my recipe, once I went to my friend Rajani's house and she made it, it was so tasty that I had to ask for the recipe. I hope you will also like it.