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Spinach Corn Kofta Curry

  • How to make spinach corn kofta curry:

  • Ingredients:
    • For Kofta:
                    1. Spinach leaves (1 bunch slight fine chopped)
                    2. Corn kernels (1 small bowl)
                    3. Oil (for frying)
                    4. Chana dal flour/besan (2-3 tblspn)
                    5. Rice flour (2-3 tblspn)
                    6. Turmeric powder (haldi)
                    7. Cumin seeds (jeera-half tspn)
                    8. Red chilli powder (1 tspn)
                    9. Salt to taste
                   10. Breadcrumbs/Toastcrumbs

    • For Curry:
                    1. Oil (1 tblspn)
                    2. Mustard seeds 
                    3. Cumin seeds
                    4. Turmeric powder
                    5. Red chilli powder (1-2 tspn)
                    6. Garam masala (1-2 tspn)
                    7. Garlic-ginger paste/wet masala (1 tspn)
                    8. Onion (1 no chopped)
                    9. Tomatoes (2 no medium-paste)
                   10. Asafoetida/hing powder 
                   11. Salt to taste


  • Preparation & Cooking:
         1. Wash clean the spinach leaves,and chop slight fine and keep aside in a 
              broad vessel.
         2. Take the corn kernels and grind it slight. Avoid grinding completely paste 
              like there should be some whole corn kernels. 
         3. Mix the spinach and slight ground corn kernels.
         4. Add the cumin seeds,turmeric & red chilli powder. Also add the salt.
         5. Add the besan and rice flour in equal proportions for binding. Make the mixture
             so that small balls of the mixture are able to form/made.
         6. Heat oil for frying. Take breadcrumbs or you can crush 2-3 toasts to make
         7. Make small balls or slight elongated shaped koftas,sprinkle breadcrumbs or  
            toast-crumbs and fry from both sides till   it is golden brown in color.
         8. Make more koftas and keep aside.
         9. Take 2 medium tomatoes,grind to make paste.
        10. Heat 1 tblspn of oil,add mustard & cumin seeds. After the seeds crackle add
              asafoetida/hing powder & saute.
        11. Add the chopped onion,add the garlic-ginger paste/wet masala & saute for
              2 mins.
        12. Add the turmeric & red chilli powder saute for 2-3 mins. Add the tomato
              paste and saute for 2-3 mins.
        13. Add garam masala and salt a little less than taste required as some salt  
               already added in the koftas.
        14.  Add 1 cup water as we require thick curry. Or Add 2 cups of water and 
               add 1 tspn of groundnut/shengdana powder to thicken.
        15. Give the curry a boil for 5-8 mins and switch off the flame.
        16. Add the koftas to the curry or serve separately as you would like to have.
        17. The spinach corn kofta curry is ready.

  • Serves: Four.

  • Notes:
         1. If the kofta mixture is not binding properly add some wheat flour.
         2. You can enjoy the koftas with sauce just like pakodas.
         3. Try this recipe and do post your comments. :) :) :) :)


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