Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Low calorie/no oil satvik lauki kofta curry

Ingredients for kofta

1. Lauki - 1/2 cup( grated)
2. Besan - 2 tbsp
3. Maida - 1 tbsp
4. Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
5. Green chilly - 2 nos( finely chopped)
6. Amchur powder - 1/2 tsp
7. Salt to taste
8. Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
7. Coriander leaves - 2tsp( finely chopped)


In a mixing bowl,add all the above ingredients and make a soft dough. In case it is very soft you can increase the besan,maida ratio. Steam them for 10 to 12 mins,till they are firm but moist. Keep aside.
Note- be careful while taking the koftas out from the steamer as they may stick a little in the bottom.

Ingredients for curry

1. Tomato - 4 nos ( medium size roughly diced)
2. Ginger - 1 inch( sliced)
3. Green chilly - 2 nos
4. Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
5. Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
6. Cinnamon - 1 inch
7. Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tsp
8. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
9. Cardamom - 2 nos
10. Corn flour - 2 tsp
11. Salt to taste
12. Coriander for garnishing


Dry roast,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,cinnamon ,cardamom for few secs. Blend them in a blender. In it,now add tomato,green chilly,ginger, and make a fine paste. Heat a pan and add this tomato and spice paste into it. Now add turmeric powder, Kashmiri chilly powder, salt and cook for 2 mins approx. In a separate bowl, mix corn flour and water,add this to the pan to make a smooth textured gravy. Add coriander leaves. In the meanwhile arrange the koftas In a serving dish,pour the hot gravy onto it and keep it covered for 2 to 3 mins,so that the koftas absorb some gravy. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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