Halwai March 17, 2021

Ingredients:

• For Koftas:
• 1 cup – ankurit moong (sprouted green lentils)
• 1/2 cup – besan flour
• 1 tsp – chaat masala
• 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp – Garam Masala powder
• 1 – Ginger piece, grated
• 1 tbsp -fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
• 2 – green chillies, chopped
• Salt – to taste
• Oil – 2 tbsp
• For Gravy:
• 1 – small onion, chopped
• 1 – Ginger piece, chopped
• 5 – flakes garlic, chopped
• 2 tsp – Tomato puree
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric
• 1/2 tsp – Garam Masala powder
• 1/4 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1 tsp – kitchen king powder
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• Salt – to taste
• Water – as per need
• 2 tbsp – oil

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients of koftas and shape them into lemon sized balls.
  2. Heat the oil in kadai, then fry the balls 4-5 at a time, till they turn golden brown.
  3. Fry all the koftas and keep them aside.
  4. Now in a grinder put onion, ginger and garlic and convert them in a paste.
  5. Take oil in a pan, when it is hot add cumin seeds, when it sputters put this paste and fry till it leaves the oil or turns a little brown in colour.
  6. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and tomato puree, fry for another 2 minutes.
  7. Now add kitchen king powder and water. Add salt, let it boil, then simmer it for 10-12 minutes.
  8. When gravy is almost done add garam masala powder.

Recipe courtesy of Mukta