Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

First time I made this recipe years ago, when one of my family friend visited  us suddenly, I didn’t have sufficient vegetables to prepare the meal, made this recipe and they were surprise to know that it is bread kofta in palak gravy… they liked this very much.

Spinach is without doubt the most important green vegetable; it contains many different nutrients, vitamins, folic acid, which keeps our skin looking young and bright.

Ingredients:

  • Bread: 3-4 slices
  • Palak (spinach): 100gm
  • Onion: 1 no. (Small)
  • Tomato: 2no. (Small)
  • Ginger paste: half teaspoon
  • Garlic paste: half teaspoon
  • Green chili: 2 no.
  • Refined Oil: deep frying
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Clove: 2 no.
  • Cinnamon: 1” piece
  • Green cardamom: 1 no.
  • Mace: 1 small piece
  • Butter/Fresh cream: 1 tablespoon (optional)
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves: 20 gm.
  • Cashew nut: 15-20 no.

Preparation:

  1. Cut onion and 1 tomato, grind them to smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Chop cashew nut, green chili and coriander leaves and 1 tomato, keep aside.
  3. Blanch/Boil or microwave palak for 3 minutes and grind to fine paste, keep aside.
  4. Discard the edges of bread, soak the bread into water and squeeze it and keep it into mixing bowl, add salt, chopped green chili, chopped coriander, cashew nut and pinch of turmeric powder, mix well and make dough, divide the dough into10-12 part, make lemon size ball, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan. Put oil in a pan, when smoke starts, add 3 – 4 bread balls (kofta), and deep-fry the kofta on medium flame till light brown in color, remove and keep aside. Repeat till all kofta is fried.
  2. Put 2 tablespoon of oil into the pan. When smoke starts, put whole Garam masala (green cardamom, mace, clove, Cumin seed and cinnamon), Sputter it for few seconds.
  3. Add grinded onion paste, garlic and ginger paste, Fry these masala till liquid dries up.(About 2-3 minutes on medium flame), Add red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, fry for few seconds.
  4. Add fresh cream and palak paste and salt, put half cup water, and just boil it, add fried kofta and bring it to boil, add Garam masala powder.
  5. Transfer it to serving bowl, garnish with fresh cream or butter. Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry) is ready to serve, serve hot with roti or paratha.
Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

 

Ingredients

Ingredients

Discard the edges of bread

Discard the edges of bread

Ingredients

Ingredients

 dough

dough

make lemon size ball

make lemon size ball

deep-fry

deep-fry

deep-fry

deep-fry

put whole Garam masala

put whole Garam masala

Add grinded onion paste

Add grinded onion paste

Add red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder

Add red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder

Add fresh cream

Add fresh cream

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Add fresh cream and palak paste and salt

Add fresh cream and palak paste and salt

Add fresh cream and palak paste and salt

Add fresh cream and palak paste and salt

add fried kofta

add fried kofta

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

Bread kofta in palak gravy (bread kofta in spinach curry)

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