lentil kofta curry

DAL ka kofta

lentil kofta curry is very tasty and delicious curry dish.

What we need

Red  lentil (whole masoor) 1cup soaked,IMG_2696

 Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Ginger 1 inch

Garlic 3-4 clove

green chilli 4 ( you can use more if you want hot)

oil 1 tsp.

salt to taste.


Tomato 2 large

Onion 1 big

Ginger 1/2 inch

Garlic 2

Curd 3 tbsp

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder 2 tsp

Red chilli powder 1 tsp

garam masala 1/2 tsp

cumin seed 4/tsp

Hing 1 pinch (asafoetida)

Whole dry red chilli 2

Oil 2 tbsp


How to make

Grind lentil, ginger, garlic, green chilli together do not grind very fine little coarse make a thick paste do not add the little water if you need.Make thick paste.

In the same jar, you can grind tomato, onion ginger, garlic for curry  .and  keep aside.

Now add salt and turmeric in lentil paste mix well to make a kofta ball and steam you can use a rice cooker for steam if you want .steam for 20 minutes after 20-minute check it is done or not if not steam some more time.

when it is done take out in a plate and cool it.In a pan heat 1 tsp. oil, when oil is hot, add kofta sauté  4-5 minute.

Now  for curry heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds and whole red chilli when cumin start crackling, add tomato, onion, ginger ,garlic paste now add turmeric coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam  masala, salt and cook till colour changes add curd cook till dry add 1 glass water (depend on how much curry you want) bring to boil then add kofta ball  and cook for 10 minutes on medium heat.when it is done sprinkle kasoori methi or chopped fresh coriander.Serve hot with rice or roti.

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