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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Moon dal Kofta (leftover magic part 3)

Hiii.... says my moong daal wada.... It was missing my blog for nearly 2 weeks now. Remember my previous 2 post where i posted about these lovely moong daal wada and the chaat?

here goes the links...

Moong daal masala wada

Moong daal dahi wada chaat

Well after all the trial and bored with the moong dal wada and chaat... I decided to try something new... and see what I came up with? This tasty moong daal kofta... it turned out so good that I am surely gonna try it again.... leftovers or no leftovers...:P This poor picture was lying in my edit post for nearly 2 weeks (there are several more lying in the edit post for god knows how long.... craving for a write up and to be posted... there chance will come soon....) and I left it there as I felt my blog had got an over dose of moong daal... so now here I am back with the "leftover magic".

My leftover masala moong daal wada

The yummy kofta on its way to perfection and completion

To make this lovely kofta u need :

Moong Daal Wada : 7-8 balls (see previous moong daal masala wada post forthe recipe to make this.)
Yoghurt - 1 cup

Besan (gram flour ) - 2 tbsp

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 1/2 tsp (i love the yellow colour in my curry)

salt to taste

Sugar - 1 tsp

Garam Masala powder - 2 tsp

Oil - 1 tbsp

Bay leaves - 2

Ginger - 1 tsp finely chopped

Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing

Method :

soak the moong daal wadas in warm salted water for 2 minutes, squeeze and keep aside.

In a big bowl, whisk yoghurt and besan together. Heat oil in a pan an add the bay leave to it. Now add the chopped ginger and saute for a minute . Add the garam masala, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and cook in the oil for about 30 seconds on low flame..Add the yoghurt mixture along with salt and sugar. Mix well. If the curry looks too thick, add some water to it to get the consistency of dosa batter. Mix well and allow the curry to boil. Once the curry is boiling add the moong wadas to it. Simmer the curry for 2 more minutes and then remove from flame.Your moong dal kofta curry is ready.

What power this leftover has... it makes a person think so much out of the box....hmmm..So this way the leftover pesarattu batter story ended here, by being transformed into this gorgeous looking kofta curry. Isnt it how life is.... many a times we start with something and end up somewhere else. So true!! enjoy.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with chapati ot rice.Enjoy!

1 comment:

Bharathy said...

Hello Shubha :)
So nice to see your lovely encouraging comment in my place dear :)...Hugs and hugs for dropping by and your interest of being a part!!!...no worries on being ignorant sweetie!:)..as its not all late...:)
Looking forward to what Kamala is gonna send you over and what you gonna cook up :)
P.S-You have cute blog of real homely picks :)