Raw Banana Kofta Curry

Kofta curry is a very popular dish, which go well with chapati or rice.

Many people don't eat ginger/garlic during festive season. The following recipe uses ginger/garlic paste. But one can exclude ginger/garlic, yet the recipe will taste more like before.

Learn how to make raw banana kofta curry in few easy steps.


Cooking Time : 30 minutes
Servings :  6 - 7

Ingredients :

For Kotas :
  • 1/2 dozen Green Banana
  • 2 tsp Besan
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • Coriander, Finely chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 tsp Amchur powder

For Curry :
  • 1/4 kg tomato
  • 1/4 kg Onion
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Water, as needed
Recipe :
  1. Peel off the raw bananas, cut both sides of the stems and divide into 2 pieces.  Put them into pressure cooker and cook till 1 whistle comes.
  2. Let the pressure goes out of the cooker then take the bananas in a pan and allow them to cool naturally. Mash them with hands.
  3. Meanwhile, in a plate, take besan, salt, green chili, garam masala, amchur powder, coriander leaves. Mix well. 
  4. Add mashed bananas to the mixture and make a smooth dough. Add water if needed.
  5. Make small 7 to 8 koftas from the dough.
  6. Heat oil in a pan. And slowly add koftas to the oil. Fry on medium heat till they turns brown.
  7. Remove them on tissue paper and repeat the process for remaining koftas.
Gravy :
  1. Grind tomato, onion,  coriander, turmeric powder, garam masala, red chili powder to make a smooth paste.
  2. Put oil in a pan and heat it. Fry Cumin seeds.
  3. Now add tomato-onion paste, ginger-garlic paste and saute till the masala release the oil.
  4. Add water to the masala, mix well and cook for 5 minutes. 
  5. Now add enough water and bring it to a boil. 
  6. Add koftas and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Put off the gas.
  8. Take the kofta curry in a bowl.
  9. Serve with steamed rice or jeera rice.
Raw Banana Kofta Curry Raw Banana Kofta Curry Reviewed by Prajakta Patil on October 17, 2015 Rating: 5

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