Kachche Papite Ke Kofte


Delectable koftas in a creamy gravy. i still remember we used to have a papaya tree in our backyard and my mother used to make koftas of raw papaya and believe me they tasted very good. So here is the reciepe ……………


Raw papaya grated 2 cups
Besan 3tbsp
Onions 3
Tomatoes 3
Ginger paste 1tsp
Garlic paste 1tsp
Cumin seeds 1tsp
Red chilli powd. ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Kitchen king masala 1tsp
Oil 3Tbsp
Mix grated papaya, besan and 1/2 tsp salt and red chilli powder and make a soft dough by mixing it properly.(just like bottle guard koftas)
Take about 1 tbsp of the dough and make small balls and fry these koftas in hot oil till they are golden brown. keep aside.Slice onions lengthwise in to thick pieces. Take oil in a pan heat it and fry onions into it till they are brown in color. It will leave all the butter and get almost fried. take out the onions and, Keep aside to cool.Cut tomatoes in big pieces. Grind tomatoes & onions finely to a smooth paste.
Reheat the remaining oil in the pan(in which we fried onions ). No need to add extra oil to it.When the oil is hot add cumin seeds to it. When they crackles, add tomato masala to it.stir fry for 1 min. add ginger and garlic paste to it and stir for 2 mins.Add red chilli powder, salt, kitchen king masala and stir for 2 mins. Add 1 cup water to it stir and let it boil. Add koftas to it and Let it cook for 5 mins. Turn off the gas. Garnish with cream and coriander leavesServe hot.
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  1. kavita says:

    last week i saw this recipe and was surprised to this as i have just heard of lauki ke kofte but i tried them anyway and i got surprised again to see that they were even better than lauki’s. excellent.

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