Palak Kofta Curry Recipe - Spinach kofta Curry Recipe palak kofta in microwave
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • 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
  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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