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3.43 from 7 votes

Suran Kofta Curry

Suran Kofta- Yam koftas cooked in tangy tomato sauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, sabzi
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: curry, kofta, suran, yam
Servings: 4 person
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • For making kofta-
  • 300 gm Yam/Suran/jimikand/Elephant foot
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour/Besan
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger/adrak grated
  • 1 tsp Raisins/kishmish chopped
  • 6 Cashew/Kaju chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 tsp Green chili/hari mirch chopped
  • 1 tsp Chili powder/lal mirch
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/hing
  • To Taste Salt- to taste

For The Gravy

  • 5 Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 10 Cashew nuts/kaju
  • 1 tsp Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi
  • 1 tsp Jaggary or sugar
  • 1 tsp Chili powder/lal mirch
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Turmeric/haldi
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • To Taste Salt

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 2.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 3 Green Cardamom / Hari Elaichi
  • 2 Cloves / Lavang
  • 1/3 inch Cinnamon /daalchini
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder

Instructions

  • Apply some oil on your hands and then peel the yam.
  • Now wash yam and make big slices of about 2.5 inches each.
  • Add the pieces in the pressure cooker and add a glass of water .
  • Pressure cook on on medium heat for 2- 3 whistles or cook till just done.
  • Drain the pieces and let them cool down completely.
  • Mash the yam pieces and add all the ingredients for making kofta in it and mix well.
  • Grease your palms and make round or oval shape koftas of medium size.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and when it become hot add the koftas.
  • Now fry the koftas on medium heat till golden in colour ,drain and keep aside.
  • Gravy-pressure cook tomatoes and cashews for 3 whistles on medium heat,no need to add water.
  • Now puree the boiled tomato and cashews and make a smooth and fine paste.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  • Then add cradamom,cinnamon and cloves and saute till cumin become golden.
  • Now add tomato puree,turmeric,chili powder and coriander powder.
  • Cook till oil start seperating from the masala.
  • Add 2 to 2.5 cup of water,kasoori methi ,jaggary and salt and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Now add fried koftas and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestion- serve with cumin rice,pulao and parathas