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Broccoli Kofta Curry

Air Fried Broccoli and Paneer Kofta Balls ,served with a delicious creamy gravy.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 4


For Broccoli Kofta

  • 1 Cup Grated Broccoli Florets
  • ½ Cup Grated Paneer
  • ¼ Cup Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Green Chilli(Optional)
  • 1 Tsp Grated Ginger
  • ½ Tsp Grated Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Starch/Corn Flour
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 1.5 Tsp Oil of your choice.

For Gravy

  • 4-5 Large Tomato (Ripe Ones)We need 2-2.5 cups of tomato puree.
  • ½ Cup Onion
  • ½ Tbsp Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Kasoori Methi(Dried Fenugreek leaves)
  • 1 Tbsp Cashew Paste(Soak 6-8 cashew Nuts in hot water for 20 minutes and grind)
  • Cups Cream /Coconut Milk
  • 1 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Butter(Totally Optional)
  • Salt according to your taste.
  • 1 Tsp Brown Sugar.


Making of Air Fried Kofta Balls

  • Add 1 tsp oil to it .
  • Add onion and ginger Garlic to it .Saute till all the raw smell is gone.
  • Add Broccoli to it and saute it for 1 minute.
  • Add Paneer to it .Saute and mix it for 2 minutes.
  • Add Salt ,Chopped Cilantro to it .Remove it in a plate.
  • Mix corn flour into this mixture.
  • Make small kofta balls of the same size.
  • Oil your palm and Make them smooth.
  • Air Fry these balls on 8-10 minute on 380 F.
  • They will be crispy from out side but very soft and delicate from inside.
  • Keep them aside on the counter.

Making of Gravy.

  • Boil the chopped onion for 5 minutes in microwave .This will remove all the bitterness of Onion.
  • Blanch Tomato so that the skin can peel of easily.In a Pan take onion ,tomato ,ginger and garlic and let it cook for 7-8 minutes.After it cools down make a puree out of it.
  • Take a Pan .Add Oil to it .
  • Add ginger garlic Paste .Saute it till the raw smell is gone.Add green chilli paste and turmeric to it .Stir it nicely.
  • Add tomato onion pure to it .Let it simmer for 3-4 minute.
  • Add cashew paste to it .Mix it and let it simmer .
  • Add Cream /Coconut Milk to it .Mix Kasoori methi in to it .Mix and let it simmer for 4-5 minute.
  • Add Salt according to your taste ,don't add much ,this curry will be mild.Add Brown sugar to it .
  • Add little water if you want (its optional )
  • Your Gravy is ready .

How to Prepare Kofta Curry

  • Add all the air fried kofta balls into the curry and let it simmer for 1-2 minute before serving .Add butter now(its optional)
  • Do it just before serving otherwise your kofta balls will not hold up(they will break).
  • Serve them with any type of Indian bread /rice.
  • Enjoy.
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