Kofta Sambar

Ingredients (Translation)

For kofta

1/4 kg boiled potatoes
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
2 tsp corn flour
oil to fry

For sambar

1/2 cup tamarind extract
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida
Salt to taste
2 tsp sambar powder
Coriander leaves to garnish
Few curry leaves

Mash potatoes, add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and cornflour. Mix well and make small balls of it. Fry them till light brown. (You could even cook them in the microwave if you want to avoid oil).

Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add the tamarind extract, salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida, curry leaves and sambar powder. Let it cook for five minutes. Add the koftas to it and cook on sim for 10 minutes.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

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Asha said...

Don't you just love these? Looks great, easier to aloo koftas than those dal ones!:)

Laavanya said...

This is very novel... looks great! :)

Swaroopa said...

cool recipe!! will try it ...happy new yr..

Happy cook said...

WOW This is new to me. I make sambar but never with kofta.
I've book marked this recipie .

Rajitha said...

ooh! i am a sucker for aloo...looks so good

Mansi Desai said...

Nice fusion, and great variation:)

Manasi said...

I like th eidea of alu kota instead of the dal ones! I was avoiding kofta sambar so long just because dal koftas were not appealing to me! Thanks!

Superchef said...

first time im hearing about kofta sambar!! look easy too..

Sagari said...

nice idea adding koftas to sambar looks delecious and wheat dosas look yummyy

Jyothsna said...

Nice idea!

easycrafts said...

@ Asha...Ya, i love anything with aloo and these are definetely easier than the dal ones..so one more reason to make them frequently.

@ Laavanya, Swaroopa, Rajitha, Mansi, Superchef, Sagari and Jyothsna ..thanks a lot for ur comments

@ Happy cook..i too have tried them for the first time..thanks

@ Manasi...do try it out and let me know

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