Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) | How to make Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari)

By Alka Jena  |  13th Sep 2016  |  
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Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari)by Alka Jena
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    4

    People

30

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About Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) Recipe

In many Odia households, Coconut is extensively used in cooking not only in Pithas and Mithas but also n many savoury dishes also. Nadia Bara Tarkari is one such dish where coconut plays a major role and for our 56th Foodie Monday BlogHop theme of #coconut , this dish seems the most apt. Normallly for this dish, a coconut is bought in it's shell, cracked and freshly grated for making the coconut koftas.

Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Alka Jena is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 10 minutes. This is recipe of Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) is perfect to serve 4 people. Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari). So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) by commenting on this page below!

Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari)

Ingredients to make Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari)

  • For the coconut Kofta
  • coconut grated 1
  • rice 8 tbsp
  • cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  • Green Chilies 3 nos
  • Boiled potato 2 nos
  • salt
  • water
  • oil 3 tbsp
  • For the Gravy
  • Large onion 1
  • Large tomatoes 2
  • cashews 10 nos
  • bay leaf 1
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • water 1 cup
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Kasoori methi 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh cream 3 tbsps
  • sugar 1/2 tsp
  • salt
  • oil 2 to 3tbsps

How to make Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari)

  1. Soak the rice and cumin seeds for the coconut kofta in water for 30 mins.
  2. Grind the soaked rice, cumin seeds, grated coconut, salt and green chili to form a paste.
  3. Add boiled potato to it and make small koftas from this paste.
  4. Shallow fry these koftas on medium flame with 2 to 3 tbsp oil . Flip the koftas and fry till golden brown on both sides . Keep aside.
  5. For the gravy, boil the tomatoes and onion till they are soft. take away from heat and let it cool. Remove the skin of the tomato and grind along with onion and cashews till smooth.
  6. In a pan, add 2 tbsp oil and add the cumin seeds , bay leaf .
  7. Once it starts to splutter, add the ground tomato-onion-cashew paste.
  8. Stir for a minute and add 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste and cook till the raw smell of the paste goes away
  9. Add the turmeric powder, kashmiri chili powder, coriander powder and saute till the mixture thickens and oil starts to leave from the sides and top of the mixture. Add water, stir very well bring the gravy to a simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. Stir and add cream, garam masala powder and kasuri methi . Stir and switch off the flame.
  11. Pour the gravy in a serving bowl. Keep the coconut kofta on the gravy just before serving.
  12. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rotis, naan or rice.

My Tip:

Add salt and sugar as per your taste.

Reviews for Coconut Kofta Curry (Nadia Bara Tarkari) (1)

Sheeni Singh2 years ago

Lovely one again
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