Kanchkolar Kofta Curry-Traditional Bengali Recipe

Kanchkolar Kofta Curry is a traditional Bengali recipe. Kanchkola is cooked almost in every Bengali household and Kofta Curry made with this makes a very delicious recipe. This goes well with hot chapattis or plain hot rice. Read this full article to get more details of how to prepare this recipe and what ingredients are required to prepare this recipe.

Ingredients required for preparing Kanchkola Kofta Curry

2 medium sized Kanchkola
4 medium sized Potatoes
1 tablespoon Corn flour
1 medium sized Onion (finely chopped)
½ tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
1 tablespoon Ginger paste
1 tablespoon Turmeric Powder
1 Bay leaf
½ tablespoon Cumin seeds
½ tablespoon Garam Masala
Salt as required

Method of Preparation of Kanchkolar Kofta

Cut the kanchkolas into halves.
Now we will put them in a pressure cooker and add required amount of water and a pinch of salt.
Bring it to boil to 3-4 mins.
After done let them cool.
In the meantime cut the potatoes into cubes.
Now remove the skin from the boiled kanchkolas and smash them totally.
Add a pinch of salt, a pinch of red chilli powder, a pinch of ginger garlic paste to the mashed kanchkola.
Mix the corn flour also to the mashed kanchkola.
Mix everything well to get a tight dough.
Now make medium sized balls out of it and keep them aside for frying.
Now heat oil in a frying pan.
Fry the potatoes first till they are light brown and keep them aside.
Deep fry those kanchkola balls one by one.
After frying keep them aside.
Now in another frying pan heat fresh oil.
Now add the bay leaf and the cumin seeds.
Once they start to splutter add the chopped onions.
Fry it till they turn light brown.
Now add the ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and sauté well for 2-3 mins.
Now add the tomato puree and sauté for a min.
Add a pinch of salt as required.
Add the potatoes to it.
Next add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
When it is half done sprinkle garam masala from top and mix well.
At last add the fried kanchkola koftas to them and boil for another 5 mins.
Extra care should be taken so that the koftas do not break.
After cooking remove it from flame and garnish it with coriander leaves.
Serve it hot with plain rice or hot chapattis.



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