For Kathal Kofta
|Boiled Raw Jackfruit
|As Per Taste
Kathal Kofta Curry Recipe:
Boil 1/2 kg raw jackfruit (Kathal) and keep aside.
By the time boiled jackfruit is getting cooled, grind ginger, green chillies and garlic together to a paste.
Now mash the jackfruit and add half amount of grinded ginger, chilly garlic paste to it, keep rest half amount of ginger garlic chilly paste for the curry. Add little salt, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and mix everything together.
Take some amount of mashed kathal mixture and shape koftas of it. Keep shaped koftas aside in a plate.
Now take a bowl and add 6-7 tablespoon of gram flour (besan) in it. With the help of some water batter besan batter for coating koftas. Batter consistency should not be too thin nor too thick.
Now we have to heat oil for frying koftas. We will be using less oil for frying koftas.
Once our oil is hot enough, we have to take shaped koftas one by one, dip in the besan batter such that it coats kofta properly and then put in the oil for frying one by one.
While putting koftas in the oil you can reduce the flame of oil and increase the flame to medium once you have placed all the koftas in the oil.
Fry all koftas and keep aside.
For Kofta Curry:
Finely chop 2 1/2 onion and 1 tomato.
Heat 2 tablespoon oil and add 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds.
Once cumin seeds start cracking add curry leaves.
Now add finely chopped onions and fry till onion becomes soft and translucent.
Now add ginger garlic green chilly paste and fry for few more minutes till rawness of ginger garlic goes away.
Now add chopped tomatoe and cook for more 1 minute till it becomes soft.
Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder and salt to taste. Stir for 1 minute.
Now add 1/2 glass water and give it stir and allow it to boil. You can adjust the water as per your requirement as water reduces after putting koftas in it.
Once curry starts boiling add fried koftas in it and reduce the flame to low so that koftas doesn’t break.
Put some fresh chopped coriander leaves and let it cook for 5-7 minutes on low flame.
Switch off the flame after 5-7 minutes and serve kofta with steamed rice or chapaties.