Saturday, December 28, 2013

Palak kofte in Microwave/Spinach kofte

Nowadays everyone is becoming health conscious and everyone wants to have healthy and nutritious food but sometimes due to health we have to compromise with taste.but i found this tasty kofte recipe from Nishamadhulika. this process brings out very tasty kofte with very less oil. here i have prepared
kofte in microwave and gravy on is very quick and tasty dish it tastes good with plain rice and chapati.

  • For kofte-
  • Spinach-2cup(finely chopped)
  • Besan(gram flour)-1cup
  • Ginger-1tsp(grated)
  • Salt to taste
For gravy-
  • Onion- 1 (finely chopped)                             
  • Tomato-2(roughly chopped)
  • Peanut- 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/4tsp
  • Cumin seed-1/2 tsp
  • Green chili- 2
  • Red chili- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala- 1/4 tsp
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Take besan,salt,ginger in a mixing bowl make a thick batter.
Now add chopped spinach mix well,without any lumps.
Make small size round balls.
Place on microwave safe greased plate.Microwave for 4 minutes.
Grind tomato, peanut and green chili together to make fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan add cumin seed when they crackle add chopped
Onion fry till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste fry till raw smell goes off.
Add tomato and peanut paste fry till, oil separate from sides.
Add turmeric powder, salt, coriander powder,and garam masala fry for few seconds.
Add 1 and 1/2 cup of water, simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add kofte and simmer for another 4 to 5 minutes.
Time varies from microwave to microwave.

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  1. Wow, very healthy kofta and beautiful clicks too.

  2. in microwave...woow..that's interesting :)

  3. that's a quickie of a meal! looks so sumptious...

  4. Palak kofta looks very delecious, I agree with you, with lesser time compromise with healthy is being made. But still, with posts like these, I am sure to lift up my health spirits :)

  5. Very innovative way to cook koftas in microwave.

  6. Wow very nice kofta curry ...Very quick too .


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