1 hr 30 mins
Did you know that figs have been around for thouands of years and have symbolic and spiritual significance in many ancient and modern cultures? Well, I truly hope you'll enjoy these koftas from the Weekend magazine.
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- 2 -3 tablespoons ghee or 2 -3 tablespoons oil
- 1 teaspoon garam masala
- 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped (to garnish)
- 1/2 cup cream
- 500 g potatoes, boiled and mashed
- 20 dried figs, chopped
- 4 tablespoons cornflour
- 3 green chilies, finely chopped
- red chili powder
- 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
- oil, to fry
Gravy - grind this to a paste
- 1To prepare the koftas, add salt, chilli powder, green chillies, chopped corriander leaves and cornflour to the mashed potatoes in a mixing bowl.
- 2Knead to a smooth dough.
- 3Divide the dough into 20 equal parts.
- 4Take 1 part at a time.
- 5Flatten it on your palm.
- 6Place the fig over it.
- 7Roll the kofta with wet hands into a ball.
- 8Make all koftas in the same way.
- 9Heat oil in a wok.
- 10Dep fry the koftas till golden in colour.
- 11Drain excess oil on clean paper kitchen napkins.
- 12Now prepare the gravy.
- 13Heat ghee or oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
- 14Add the ground paste.
- 15Fry until the ghee or oil separates and floats on top.
- 16Add a little warm water if the gravy is too thick.
- 17Just before serving, add the koftas and garam masala powder.
- 18Simmer on low flame for 3 minutes.
- 19Remove from heat.
- 20Add the cream.
- 21Stir gently.
- 22Garnish with chopped corriander leaves and serve hot.
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Nutritional Facts for Figs Koftas
Serving Size: 1 (1918 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 94.2
- Calories from Fat 32
- Total Fat 3.6 g
- Saturated Fat 2.0 g
- Cholesterol 9.9 mg
- Sodium 7.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
- Sugars 6.2 g
- Protein 1.7 g
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