Sunday, January 30, 2011

Lauki Kofta

Lauki (Suraikai)-500 gms
Gram flour- 1 cup
Green chillies-3-4
Salt to taste
Peel and grate Lauki. Squeeze out all the water from lauki and reserve the water. Add gram flour, chopped green chillies and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry the mixture in the shape of small pakoras. Drain and keep.
Tomato Gravy:
Tomato- 5 medium
Onion- 3 medium
Chilli powder- 2 tsp
Dhania powder- 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
Oil- 3 tbsp
Coriander leaves- 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Blanch the tomatoes in boiling hot water, remove skin and chop fine. Grate the onion. Heat oil in a pan, add onion and fry till golden, add ginger-garlic paste and fry. Add all the powders and fry for a minute. Add the tomato pieces, 1 cup of water and boil for about 10 minutes till the mixture thickens. Arrange the koftas in the serving dish and pour the gravy over the same. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with chapathi, poori or pulao.

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