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Gobhi Kofta in Palak gravy

Gobhi Kofta / Gobhi Kofta cooked in a healthy spinach and tomato gravy 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine
Keyword: gobhi, kofta, PALAK GRAVY
Servings: 4
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi

Ingredients

For the Gravy

  • 2 bunch Spinach/ Palak
  • 3 Tomato
  • 1 tbsp Green chilies
  • 1.5 inch Ginger/ Adrak
  • 3 tbsp Cashew chopped

For The Kofta

  • 2 cup Cauliflower grated
  • 1 Potato Boiled
  • 1/4 cup Gram Flour/ Besan
  • 1/4 cup Corn flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala

Spices

    • 1/2 TSP Turmeric/ Haldi
    • 1 tsp Coriander powder/ Dhaniya
    • 1 tsp Gatram Masala
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Cumin/ Jeera
    • 2 Bay Leaves
    • 3 tbsp Cooking oil

    Instructions

    • Remove thick stems of spinach and wash well.
      Soak cashews in warm water for 15 minutes
    • Boil water in a pan add 1/2 tsp sugar in it.when water start boiling add spinach leaves.cook for 1 minute with out covering the pan, drain and refresh in cold water and then grind into a smooth puree.
    • Then grind chopped tomato,cashews,green chilies and ginger into a smooth paste.

    Kofta-

    • Microwave grated cauliflower for 2 minutes and then let it cool down.
    • In a bowl,add grated cauliflower,mashed potato,gram flour,corn flour,salt,chili powder,pinch of garam masala and mix well and make lime size balls from the mixture.
    • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the koftas on medium heat till golden in colour.
    • Take a heavy bottom pan and add 2.5 tbsp oil,when become warm add cumin seeds ,cardamom and bay leaf.
    • When cumin start crackling then add tomato puree,turmeric and chili powder and cook till oil start seperating from the mixture.
    • Then add spinach puree and approx 2.5 cup water(or how much gravy you want to make),mix and let it cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
    • Add salt and garam masala.
    • Switch off the flame and add koftas in the gravy,cover for 5 minutes so the koftas soak in the flavours.
    • OR
    • Arrange the koftas in the serving dish and pour hot gravy on it and serve
    • Garnish with fresh cream or butter.
    • Serving suggestions-serve with rice,pulao,or any Indian bread