Cottage Cheese And Spinach Kofta Curry Recipe

Cottage Cheese and Spinach Kofta Curry is a delicious and nutritious Indian dish. The koftas are made with a mixture of cottage cheese, spinach, and spices, which are then deep-fried until golden and crispy. The koftas are then simmered in a rich and flavorful tomato-based curry. This dish is perfect for vegetarians and can be served with rice or naan bread for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Cottage Cheese And Spinach Kofta Curry Recipe

  • as needed For Koftas
  • 0.17 cup Grated Cottage Cheese
  • 0.17 cup Blanched Spinach, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 tablespoon Gram Flour
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.08 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.08 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Deep Frying
  • as required For Curry
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.17 cup Chopped Onions
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.17 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Water As Needed
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Cottage Cheese And Spinach Kofta Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine grated cottage cheese, blanched spinach, gram flour, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Mix well to form a smooth dough-like mixture. Shape the mixture into small balls and deep fry them until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute. Then, add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • STEP 5.Cook the masala until the oil separates. Add water to adjust the consistency of the curry.
  • STEP 6.Gently place the fried koftas into the curry and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to squeeze out excess water from the blanched spinach to prevent the koftas from becoming soggy.
  • You can add a pinch of baking soda to the kofta mixture to make them extra fluffy.
  • For a healthier version, you can bake the koftas instead of deep-frying them.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover kofta curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the kofta curry with steamed rice, jeera rice, or naan bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
605
calories per serving
50 g Fat13 g Protein26 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    50g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    26g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    26g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    50g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    314mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    4344mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    296mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    76mg
  • Vitamin E
    9mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    186mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    229mg
  • Selenium
    12mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp