palak kofta in microwave

Palak Kofta Curry Recipe – Spinach kofta Curry Recipe In Microwave

Palak Kofta Curry Recipe – Spinach kofta Curry Recipe

Palak kofta curry becomes more easy and delicious when prepared in microwave. It is prepared with spinach, chickpea flour, tomatoes, green chilly, ginger and few Indian aromatic spices. It is nutritious as well as delectable. The best part of making spinach kofta curry in microwave is that the colour remains intact and the curry turns out green and mouth-watering.

Prepare it for your family and friends. They will ask for more and more. You can serve it along with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice. Sop, definitely try out making spinach kofta curry in microwave with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Pluck the spinach leaves and discard its stalk. Rinse the spinach leaves thoroughly with water. Place them on colander to drain out excess water. Allow them to dry out completely. After that, make a bunch of the spinach leaves and chop them finely. Place it in a bowl.

palak kofta in microwave

Rinse the tomatoes and green chilly thoroughly with water. Drain excess water from it. Allow them to dry out completely. Place them in a mixer jar along with ginger baton and cashews. Prepare a fine paste of it. Transfer it to a bowl.palak kofta in microwave

Grease a microwave safe tray with some oil. Spread the oil evenly with the hand.

palak kofta in microwaveMaking:

Take chickpea flour in a big mixing bowl. Add water in small portions and prepare a thick consistency batter. Whisk until the lumps dissolves completely. Now add coriander powder, red chilly powder, salt, chopped green chilly and grated ginger into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well.

palak kofta in microwave

After that, add chopped spinach leaves into the batter. Mix it really well. Batter should bind the spinach leaves. Little more than ¼ cup of water is used for making batter of this consistency with this much amount of flour. Batter for making koftas is now ready.

palak kofta in microwave

Pinch some spinach batter and shape it into kofta by rolling the mixture in hand. Place it on the greased tray. Similarly, place the remaining koftas until the batter is completely utilized.

palak kofta in microwave

Place the tray inside the microwave and bake the koftas for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.

palak kofta in microwave

Meanwhile, prepare the gravy for the koftas. For this, place a pan on flame and pour some oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds and asafoetida into it. Once they get roasted, add turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute the masala for a while.

palak kofta in microwave

Now add tomato-ginger-cashews-green chilly paste into the spices followed by red chilly powder. Mix everything really well. Saute the masala until the oil starts separating from its edges.

palak kofta in microwave

3 minutes are over. Open the microwave and take the tray out. Koftas are not sticking to the tray that means they are baked aptly. If they sticks that means they are uncooked. Nice green coloured koftas are now ready.

palak kofta in microwave

Oil is leaving the edges of the masala. It is now sauteed aptly. Add 2 cups of water into the masala followed by salt and garam masala. Mix everything really well. Let the gravy simmer.

palak kofta in microwave

Once the gravy starts boiling, drop the koftas into it along with chopped green coriander. Cover the pan and cook the koftas for 2-3 minutes on low flame so that the koftas absorbs the gravy really well.

palak kofta in microwave

After 3-4 minutes, remove the lid. Spinach kofta curry in microwave is now ready to serve. Turn off the flame. Transfer the curry into a serving bowl.

palak kofta in microwaveServing:

Garnish this mouth-watering and tantalizing spinach kofta curry in microwave with some green coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!

palak kofta in microwaveSuggestions

  • If you want to fry the koftas then similarly shape the spinach batter into kofta and drop it into the very hot oil. Fry them until they become golden brown in colour.
  • Here we are making the gravy with cashews but you can replace it with peanuts. You can also make the gravy with tomato-onion, coconut paste or by adding chickpea flour into the masala. Chickpea flour gravy will turn out into nice and thick gravy. You can prepare the gravy with any thing you desire.
  • Gravy should be thin for making koftas as the koftas absorbs the water and the gravy will turn out thick.
  • For 3-4 members

Palak Kofta Curry Recipe - Spinach kofta Curry Recipe palak kofta in microwave
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Spinach – 300-350 grams
  • Chickpea flour – 1 cup
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Green chilly – 1-2 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger baton – ½ inch (grated)
  • Red chilly powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Ginger baton – 1 inch
  • Cashews – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1-2 pinches
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Finely chop the spinach leaves.
  2. Prepare a fine paste of tomato, green chilly, ginger and cashews.
  3. Add coriander powder, red chilly powder, salt, chopped green chilly and grated ginger in chickpea flour and make a batter.
  4. After that, add chopped spinach leaves into the batter. Mix it really well.
  5. Place koftas on the greased tray and put the tray inside the microwave and bake the koftas for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the gravy for the koftas. Heat a pan with some oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute the masala for a while.
  7. Now add tomato-ginger-cashews-green chilly paste into the spices followed by red chilly powder. Mix everything really well.
  8. Open the microwave and take the tray out. Koftas are baked aptly.
  9. Add 2 cups of water into the masala followed by salt, garam masala, kofta and green coriander. Mix everything really well. Let the gravy simmer.
  10. Spinach kofta curry in microwave is now ready to serve. Turn off the flame. Transfer the curry into a serving bowl.
  11. Garnish this mouth-watering and tantalizing spinach kofta curry in microwave with some green coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice. Enjoy!

 

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