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12-10-2003, 06:40 PM
Assured for Trying - நீங்கள் இதை முயற்சி செய்யலாம்.

For Koftas:

5 cups grated cauliflower
2 cups Besan 2 green chillies chopped
1 inch piece ginger, chopped
1/2 cup Green coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste
1/2 tspn Red chilly powder
1/4 tspn Black pepper pwdr
Oil for frying

For Gravy:
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder 3 to 4 tsp
Turmeric pwdr - 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper pwdr 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
3 Green chillies, 1 inch piece ginger and 3 to 4 medium size garlic flakes, all chopped together.
4 cups of fresh tomato puree (3 to 4 large size tomatoes or 8 roma tomatoes, pureed)
2 tspn tomato paste to add color
Garam masala 1/4 tspn
Whole milk 4 cups
Green coriander leaves for garnishing
Garam masala for garnishing


Heat oil for frying.
Mix all the ingredients for kofta in a mixing bowl. Gently mix with a spoon.
Make tiny size balls and deep fry till golden brown.

For Gravy:
Heat one tblspn oil in a pan. Lower stove to low medium heat.
Add heeng, jeera, dhania powder. When Dhania powder turns golden add ginger, chilly and garlic. Let it fry for 1 minute.
Add fresh tomato puree.
Add haldi, red chilly powder, black pepper pwdr, garam masala and kasoori methi. Let it cook on low heat till the paste is thick and all the water has dried up. This process can take an hour. Stir occasionally to check its not sticking to the bottom of the pan.
Add salt and tomato paste and cook for a few minutes.
Remove the pan from heat and wait for it to cool for sometime. Alternatively you can run some cold water at the bottom of the pan to enhance cooling.
Add milk and stir well. Return the pan to stove. Let the mixture come to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.
Add kofta and boil for 5 minutes.
Garnish with Green coriander leaves and garam masala