How to make Kathal Kofta Curry- Sk Khazana -

Raw kathal makes an excellent substitute for mutton and this dish is specially for the vegetarians

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Raw jackfruit (कच्चा कट्ठल), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kathal Kofta Curry- Sk Khazana

Kathal Kofta Curry- Sk Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kathal Kofta Curry- Sk Khazana Recipe

  • Raw jackfruit (kathal), cut into 1 inch pieces and boiled 300 grams

  • Potato boiled and peeled 1 large

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • For the curry

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped 1 large

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoons

  • Fresh tomato puree 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Paneer masala 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1 1/2 tablespoons + for drizzling

  • Micro greens for garnish


Step 1

To make kofte heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Take jackfruit in a large bowl, mash and add the potato. Add ginger, green chillies, garam masala powder, salt, raisins, coriander leaves and besan. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon into the bowl and mix everything well. Take small equal portions of the mixture and shape each into a ball. .Slide them into the hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 2

To make the gravy, heat oil in a deep pan. Add onion, mix well and sautetill golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes or till the raw smells disappear. Add fresh tomato puree and mix well. Saute till oil separates.

Step 3

Add salt and Paneer Masala and mix well. Add yogurt, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add 1 cup water and mix. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5

Add the fried koftas and mix. Add kasuri methi powder and fresh cream and mix. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving plate, drizzle fresh cream generously and garnish with micro greens. Serve hot.

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