Echorer Kofta Curry

Echorer Kofta Curry

Echorer Kofta Curry is a Bengali style kofta curry made by cooking raw jackfruit balls in a delicious gravy. This dish is a perfect combination with rice or chapati.

Ingredients

  • Oil for frying
  • 2 teaspoons Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 2 Onions, medium size finely chopped
  • 2 Cloves, crushed
  • 2 Green cardamoms, crushed
  • 4 Cinnamon sticks inch long, crushed
  • 2 Green chili, chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Potato medium size , boiled and mashed
  • 4 cups Raw Jackfruit, cut into medium size cubes and boiled with turmeric powder and salt

For gravy:

  • 2 tablespoons Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, grated
  • 3 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 2 Red chili whole
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala,(cinnamon + cloves + green cardamoms), crushed
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Cashew paste
  • 1 tablespoon Raisin paste
  • 1 pinch Asafetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in pan and add crushed garam masala, onion, ginger and garlic. Sauté
  2. Add tomato, boiled raw jackfruit, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and cook until done.
  3. Add mashed potatoes, prepare small balls out of this mixture and deep fry them. Keep aside
  4. Heat oil in a pan and sauté bay leaf, crushed garam masala, red chili, asafetida and tomato.
  5. Add cashew and raisin paste, all dry spices except garam masala powder and salt and sauté.
  6. Add a cup warm water and prepared koftas and cook.
  7. Sprinkle garam masala and coriander leaves.
  8. Serve Echorer Kofta Curry with rice or chapati.

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