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Mangochi ki Sabzi /Moong Daal Kofta Curry

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kofta
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Yellow Moong Daal
  • 4 Fresh Fenugreek / Hari Methi
  • 4 Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt/Curd
  • 18 Cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp Refined Flour / Maida
  • 15 Raisins / Kishmish
  • 5 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 1.5 inch Ginger / Adrak
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala (whole)
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil

Instructions

  • Soak moong daal for 2 hours. grind with 2 green chillies,ginger, 1/2 t.s cumin seeds and very little water to make a thick and fine paste.
  • Beat the batter well to make it lighter . now add asafoetida ,1/2 t.s salt , chopped fresh fenugreek.chopped 8 cashews and raisins. mix well.
  • In the same mixer jar (no need to wash after grinding moong daagrind chopped tomato ,green chilli ,ginger ,10 cashews and curd .take out in a bowl and add 1 t.s refined flour. Mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan,make small fritters (kofta’from the daal batter and deep fry on medium flame to a golden brown colour.
  • Take 2 tbls oil in a pan ,add 3 cloves,2 green cardamom.2 bayleaves.1 cinnamon and 1/2 t.s cumin.
  • When start crackling add the ground tomato paste ,chilli powder.turmeric salt ,coriander powder ,kasoori methi and fry for 1 minute .
  • Add 2 glasses of water and cook for 10 minutes on medium heat .keep stirring
  • Add fried kofta’s and garam masala powder and cover and cook for 10 minutes on slow heat.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.and serve hot.

Notes

Note–
you can make these kofta’s in a paniyaram pan for a low fat version.
serving suggestions-serve with naan,roti or boiled rice