Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Make the sauce: Heat ghee or oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Into your pumpkin or vegetable soup or in your sauce - like in this kofta version. SBS acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia. Sounds like a great veggie alternative to regular koftas! Hi there, I was just wondering, what is an Indian cinnamon stick? Thank you. To prepare coconut rice, bring the rice, coconut milk, broth, salt, and pepper to a boil over medium-high heat. Zucchini is used to make koftas with chickpea flour, also called besan. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified. This recipe makes double the koftas you need; the additional koftas are what the cook gets to munch on while cooking. • Indian bay leaf is wider and longer than laurel bay. Tip it. Once the sheet is full, bake the meatballs for 15 to 20 minutes. Cook for 5 minutes or until the sauce is thick. It wasn't mentioned that the zucchinie should be strained so I didn't and am now wondering if that was the mistake... Made this tonight and loved it! Exclusive TV sneak peeks, recipes and competitions, Episode guide | Palisa Anderson's Water Heart Food, Episode guide | Cook like an Italian with Silvia Colloca. The move made me an angry-at-the-world seventeen year old. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. Return the mixture to the pan, add 125 ml (½ cup) water and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Vegetarian kofta are often made using potatoes or paneer cheese, but for this version of kofta I am using eggplant! I favor non-vegetarian food any day , but the deep-fried kofte and the delicious sauce… Visit the post for more. The koftas and the sauce can be made ahead and refrigerated, then warmed up to serve. No scratch that, there was nothing to do at all. Remove the bay leaf and cinnamon stick, transfer the tomato mixture to a blender and blend until smooth. No way Rashi, this blog is for conversation and sharing ideas. A 'print button' would be really useful as I can't haul my computer into the kitchen! To add to the pain, we moved to very a remote town, where there was little to do. Can I substitute a regular cinnamon stick? I came across it on Pinterest. Once they sizzle, add the ginger-garlic paste, all the ground spices and the tomatoes. Have you made it with both? Very excited to try these, they sound soooo good! Add the garlic and ginger, and cook for 15 seconds. Serve these spicy, melt-in-your-mouth vegetarian 'meatballs' with cumin rice and a side of simple onion salad, but don't shy from a piece of flatbread as well. In a pinch, as the recipe uses powdered garam masala, you can omit the Indian bay leaf, but don't substitute with laurel bay. I still didn’t like them until one day she made the koftas with bottle gourd instead. Green Goddess - Quinoa, Avocado, Peas and Pistachi... Chana Bateta - Chickpeas and Potato in Tamarind S... How To Make The Everyday Indian Flatbread - Roti/Chapati. For the But seriously, metric is so much easier (US should catch up on that ;) ). For the sauce, heat the coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, then add the bay leaf and cinnamon. like carrots or zucchini? 2. Maybe you could re-write this recipe with more specific instructions? Look for tahini, a sesame paste, with Middle Eastern ingredients or in the natural-foods section of the supermarket. The heat from the chilies of course is a personal preference. Cook till dry. May 11, 2014 - A blog about modern and traditional Indian food and photography Just the kind of dish my meat-loving husband would happily eat without even missing the usual beef or lamb! Return the mixture to the pan, add 125 ml (½ cup) water and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Then I rolled balls of the mixture and dropped them into mini muffin trays, greased with a little olive oil, to hold their shape while baking. I could not help but mixing them all up:She didn't wait for my reply,At a confused end of years:[the stale smell of dried rosestomatoes and all powdered spices].For all I can remember: sleep,Left unattended for years,Soft and plump from cooking. hey there. Probably brushing it with oil and baking should work. Currently having to try baking my kofta mix, as even after adding quite a bit more chickpea flour they're just not holding together. To add to the pain, we were shifting to a town. Kofta is the common term for the combination of ground meat, onions and spices shaped into balls and cooked. At a confused end of teenage years, academic pressures and moving countries left me at very angry-at-the-world grumpy seventeen year old. I am not cooking anything fun this week and your pictures are making me hungry at 11.00 in the morning. This recipe sounds really good. For the sauce, add the drained cashews and broth to a high-speed blender. Aarthi. I would definitely back up Genevieve's comment about grating and not over-boiling the potatoes!