Koftas were introduced to South Asia after Muslims started ruling South Asia. Koftas in South Asian cuisine are normally cooked in a spiced gravy or curry. Kofta dishes are very popular in South Asia . kafta is usually prepared by mixing the cruised Vegetables with gram flour. Dry versions are considered to be kebabs. In India, vegetarian varieties, like lauki kofta (Bottle gourd ), paneer kofta , kathal kofta (Jackfruite ) , beans kofta Drumstick kofta , and shahi kofta, are popular in India .In Moroccan cuisine, kufta may be prepared in a tagine.In Greek cuisine they are usually fried and eaten with yogurt.Today i am making Arbi(colocasia) ka kofta . One day i was boiling arbi but it has over boiled . So i decided to make a arbi Kofta . but it was soooo delicious thats why i am sharing my arbi kofta recipe … Enjoy it…… 😀
Ingredients for dumpling :- Ingredients for gravy
2 cups boiled Arbi (meshed ) 2 tbsp curd
2 tbsp gram (Besan)flour 1 cup finely chopped onion
2 tbsp chopped Ginger garlic 1 tsp chopped mint leaves
2 finely chopped green chili 1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp carom (ajwai)seeds 2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp oil 2 tbsp oil
pinch of asofatida pinch of asofatida
1/2 tsp garam masala salt to taste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder
salt to taste 1 tsp mustered seeds
Oil for fry 1 tsp carom seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Take a big bowl and add meshed arbi , besan, salt ,red chilli powder, carom seeds ,asofatida ,green chili , ginger ,garlic, lemon juice. Mix it very well .
Make the dumpling in any shape as you want .(apply some oil on palm )
Now deep fry in oil till golden brown color at medium flame. Keep aside .
Now it looks golden brown .
Take a heated pan and put the 2 tbsp oil .Now add carom seeds and mustered seeds . When the seeds crackle add sliced onion. and cook for 2-3 min at medium flame Now add ginger , garlic and green chilli .
Now it looks slightly brown, add red chilli , garam masala , coriander powder, salt turmeric powder.
Mix it .Cook for 1 min
Now add 2 tbsp curd .mix it. (You can add 1/2 tomato puree place of curd )
And add 2 cup water cook for 7-8 min at low flame.
Now add all dumping in gravy . and cook for 3-4 min at medium flame. Add chopped coriander and mint leaves and serve it hot.
Arbi kofta is ready toeat !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!