Presenting one more without onion garlic recipe. Kachche kele ke kofte or raw banana kofte.
Raw or green banana is a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. It contains a starch that help to control blood sugar,, manage weigh and lower blood cholesterol levels.
Raw or green banana – 2 boiled
Potato – 1 large boiled
Grated ginger – 1 tsp
Green chilli – 2-3 finely chopped
Coriander leaves – 1-2 tbsp finely chopped
Salt to taste
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
Chickpea flour or besan – 2 tbsp
Oil to fry
Mash the banana and potato well. Mix all the ingredients. Make small balls.
Fry the balls in oil and keep aside.
Tomato – 4 medium
Green chilli – 1-2
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Cardamom – 2
Bay leaf – 1
Cinnamon – a small piece
Cloves – 3
Cashew nuts – 8-10 soaked in warm water
Melon seeds – 2 tsp soaked
Malai or fresh cream – 2-3 tsp
Sugar – 1 tsp
Ghee – 2 tsp
Grind soaked cashew nuts and melon seeds. Make a fine paste.
Add chopped tomatoes, green chilli, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. Grind altogether.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. You can use remaining oil of kofta. Add bay leaf then add ground paste. Fry well.
Add salt and all the spices. Saute add sugar, add malai or cream.
Saute till oil leaves the side. Add water as much you want for gravy. Let it boil.
Add the kofte. Let it cook on low flame for 5-6 minutes. Add ghee and its ready.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve with steamed rice, roti, paratha, puri or naan.
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