Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Aloo (Potato) Kofte

 Sometimes its happens that your fridge-kitchen all are just out of mostly everything and suddenly some guest arrives for dinner..all you have just couple of potatoes..n u can't go out either.... that time my friend this dish is total savior as it doesn't need to many potatoes yet is very rich and full filling ..Its such a delight to have that you will make them even if you have alot of other things... Presently its our favorite potato dish !


2-3 Potatoes medium size(boiled mashed)
2tbsp Cornflour
1/4tsp Baking soda
1 Onion
1 Tomato big(paste)
1tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1tsp Garam Masala powder(prefer fresh)
1-2 Whole red chilies
2tbsp Oil/Ghee
5-6 Cashews
1/2Cup water
1/2Cup Milk
Salt to taste
1tsp Coriander Powder
1tbsp Cream
2tbsp Green coriander leaves
Oil for frying


  • Make fine paste of onion,ginger-garlic,garam masala,cashew,coriander powder.
  • Mix mashed potatoes with 1tbsp cornflour,pinch of garam masala,1/2tsp salt and baking soda.Make Balls of desired shape and size.Roll them on remaining cornflour.
  • Fry the prepared ball on medium heat untill they turns golden brown.Remove from oil and place them on paper.
  • Heat 1tbsp of oil in deep pan.Add whole chilies.after few seconds add onion masala paste and fry n medium heat till oil comes on top.
  • Add tomato paste and let it cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Mix in water and let it come to boil.now add milk and salt to taste.
  • After 5minutes simmering,remove it from heat and carefully add potatoe balls.
  • Top it with cream and then coriander leaves.Close the lid.
  • Serve after 5 minutes with bread of your choice or rice.

# You can add finely chopped onions in balls,if you like.
# To increase the gravy with thick consistency you can add 1 boiled onion paste.

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