August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

About 20 years ago I invited one of my family friends for dinner, it was Friday, they told on Friday they don’t take onion and garlic, so I prepared the kofta curry with poppy seed and melon seed, the very first time I made this gravy without onion and garlic, the taste was awesome.

August flower has bunch of healthy value, it cures night blindness as it contain vitamin ‘A’, it strengthens optical nerves, it has power to throwing out stomach worms and makes your stomach happy for long time. It is better to choose flowers that have not bloomed fully, however bloomed one is also very good.

Ingredient:

For kofta:

  • August phool (august flower): 100-150 gm.
  • Besan (gram flour): 1 cup
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Mustard oil: to deep fry

For curry:

  • Melon seed: 1 tablespoon
  • Curd: 1tablespoon
  • Poppy seed: 1 tablespoon
  • Tomato: 1no. (Medium)
  • Cinnamon: 1” stick
  • Green cardamom: 2 no.
  • Clove: 2-3 no.
  • Cashew nut: 10-12no.
  • Ginger: 2”piece
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: half teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Milk: 1cup
  • Fresh cream: 1 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato into water.
  2. Grind all together make a fine paste, keep aside.
  3. Take flower; discard stigma (centre hard stem), chop roughly.
  4. Take a mixing bowl, Combine Besan, ½ teaspoon of chili powder, salt and chopped flower.
  5. Mix and Mash all with the help of hand to make dough for kofta.
  6. Shape it to lemon size ball. Keep aside. Now raw kofta is ready.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan; heat oil in a fry pan till smoke is coming.
  2.  Deep fry the kofta (ball) till it turns golden brown in color from all sides. Keep aside.
  3. For curry:
  4. Take a fry pan. Put 4-5 spoon of oil in it, heat it till smoke comes.
  5. Add cumin seed, wait for few seconds, and add grounded fine paste.
  6. Fry it till it gets light brown in color, take care, it should not burn.
  7. Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder, stir it.
  8.  Add fresh cream and whipped curd and fry it in lower flame. (2-3 minutes)
  9. Add milk slowly. Boil the gravy.
  10. Add fried kofta and Garam masala powder.
  11.  Boil it again put off the flame.
  12. August phool (august flower) kofta curry without onion garlic is ready to serve.
  13. Transfer this into serving bowl;
  14. Decorate with fresh cream and coriander leaves.
  15. Serve with chapati or rice.

    August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

    August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

Ingredient

Ingredient

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Boil cashew nut, poppy seed, melon seed and tomato

Grind all together

Grind all together

 raw kofta ball

raw kofta ball

 Deep fry the kofta

Deep fry the kofta

 Deep fry the kofta

Deep fry the kofta

 Deep fry the kofta

Deep fry the kofta

fried kofta with grind paste

fried kofta with grind paste

add grounded fine paste

add grounded fine paste

Fry

Fry

Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder

Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder

Fry

Fry

Add fresh cream and whipped curd

Add fresh cream and whipped curd

Add fresh cream and whipped curd

Add fresh cream and whipped curd

Add milk slowly

Add milk slowly

Boil the gravy

Boil the gravy

add Garam masala powder

add Garam masala powder

Add fried kofta

Add fried kofta

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August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

August phool kofta curry without onion garlic

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 August phool kofta curry without onion garlic by Nag Ratna Sahu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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