Thursday, December 24, 2009

Lauki ke kofte palak ke sath

December 23, 2009 Dubai

Today I will give you recipe of bottle guard kofte in palak gravy. I had this dish once in a wedding when I was studying in my school. The taste I could not forget at all. Today I have tried it and it came out really very well. So here are recipes for it:

Lauki ke kofte palak ke sath ( Bottle Guard kofte in the gravy of spinach))

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15minutes

Serving: 4 persons


Spinach leaves (Palak)-2 bunches

Bottle guard (Lauki)-1 medium in size

Bengal gram flour (Besan)-6 tbs

Onion-2 medium (Chopped)

Ginger garlic paste-1tbs

Green chilies-2-3 (Chopped)

Coriander leaves-2 tbs (Chopped)

Tomato Puree-1/2 cup

Salt-as per taste

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Chili powder-2 tsp (as per taste)

Gram masala powder-1/2 tsp

Butter-2 tbs

Sugar-1/2 tsp

Oil-as required (for frying kofte)

Cream-1 tsp for decorating


• Wash the bottle guard and pill it.

• After pilling it, grate the bottle guard, and squeeze it for removing the whole water from it completely.

• Put gram flour in bottle guard along with salt, green chilies and coriander leaves. Mix it well .The mixture should be appropriate for making kofte. You can adjust the thickness by adding or reducing the gram flour.

• Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and fry this kofte in very low flame. Remember kofte should not get burned.

• Wash the spinach leaves properly. Boil water in thick wide bottom pan.

• Once water start getting boil add the spinach leaves in this and cover the pan with lead. Remove it from flame.

• Remove the spinach on a plate and allow it cool down. Then grind it with ½ spoon of sugar.

• Now in a pan heat butter and put ginger garlic paste into it. Fry it for 2 minutes.

• Then add onion in this and fry till it turn golden brown color.

• Once onion turned brown in color add tomato puree along with all masala i.e, turmeric powder,chilli powder,gram masala powder and salt.

• Fry it well till butter start coming out from masala then add spinach puree in this.

• Keep stirring it properly so it should not get burned.

• After 5 minutes add kofte ball in this and cook till it get thicken like gravy.

1 comment:

Chowringhee Laxmi Nagar said...

Lots of great looking dishes here! I can't keep up with all the dishes I want to make...there's always so many good ones :)
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