Monday, May 17, 2010

Palak Bread Kofta Curry

I cant stop using stale bread in my cooking nowadays, before  i usually prepare home made bread crumbs by grilling them and grinding them as bread crumbs, i have a huge bottle of bread crumbs now and i dont want to make out more bread crumbs for few months, so i have found some alternative dishes where i can use those stale bread instead of throwing, one among those dish is this palak bread kofta curry...I prepared this bread kofta with stale bread slices along with potatoes also instead of deep frying, i prepared them in paniyaram pan, which needs few drops of oil and finally cooked everything in a spinach gravy spiced with ginger garlic paste, onion,spinach & tomato puree with spice powders, we enjoyed having this kofta curry with our rotis for dinner and we just loved it, this green kofta curry tastes fabulous, healthy as well as prefect for also aged people..

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For Bread Koftas:
6nos Bread slices (soaked and squeezed)
2nos Potatoes
1no Onions (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
Salt
2tbsp Mint leaves (chopped)

Heat few drops of oil, saute the chopped onions with salt, cook until the onions turns transculent, take the bread slices, potatoes, sauteed onions, chopped green chillies and chopped mint leaves in a bowl, mix everything, meanwhile heat the paniyaram pan, heat few drops of oil, take a small ball from the mixture, roll it a bit as round balls and drop gently to the paniyaram pan, cook on both sided until they get well fried..Continue the process until the mixture gets finished..Keep aside the bread koftas..

For Spinach Curry:
1small bunch Spinach leaves
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Coriander powder
1/2tsp Cumin seed powder
3/4tsp Red chilly powder
Salt
Oil
1/2tsp Cumin seeds

Cook the cleaned and chopped spinach leaves with half a cup of water in microwave oven for 5 minutes in high..meanwhile heat few drops of oil, saute the onions and tomato pieces and cook until they get well cooked..Let them cool and grind the cooked spinach leaves and sauteed veggies together until they turns as a smooth paste.

Heat enough oil, let crack the cumin seeds, add the ginger garlic paste, saute until the raw smell goes off, add the grounded paste along with enough water,coriander powder, cumin seed powder and red chilly powder with enough salt, cook in simmer for few minutes, finally add the already prepared bread koftas to the spinach gravy and cook again for few minutes..put off the stove..

Serve hot with rotis..

52 comments:

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said... Reply To This Comment

wow priya thats an eye catching dish...simply superb..love the spinach color

Sridevi said... Reply To This Comment

Bread kofta looks yum in spinach gravy...Lovely presentation.

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Aps said... Reply To This Comment

Totally new dish..... luks so inviting :)

Meena said... Reply To This Comment

lovely, lovely, lovely...look at that grrreen n beautiful color!

Niloufer Riyaz said... Reply To This Comment

perfect for rotis , looks very good priya

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

That's such a creative way to use up left over bread. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

Padhu said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya
Coming here after a long gap .Your bread kofta in the palak gravy is so tempting .Usually I do not prepare koftas as it involves deep frying but now I can try in panniyaram pan.Thanks for your tips.Have a nice day!!

bhagyashri said... Reply To This Comment

That is such a great idea and exactly what I needed!

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

வித்தியாசமான ரெசிபி.பணியார குழியில் ப்ரெட் கோப்தாக்களை செய்ததும் நல்ல ஐடியா..இனி நானும் அப்படியே செய்ய போகிறேன்..

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

Nice interesting recipe dear...
looks very tempting :-)

Dershana said... Reply To This Comment

that's such a nice dish, priya!

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely dish priya,looks too good

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Nice idea priya,looks delectable!

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! Idhu irresistable aa irukku! Naa labakarthuku wait pannitirken! Very healthy and less oily. :)

Preeti Kashyap said... Reply To This Comment

This is one awesome dish priya! Do send it to my green gourmet event!

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

yet another unique recipe...yummy dear

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wowwwwwwww... such a creative way to use up left over bread. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! Healthy and tasty Kofta curry..

Vrinda said... Reply To This Comment

Bread kofta in palak sounds so yum n healthy Priya...will giv a try...

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious curry dumplings!

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative priya..nice way to use the stale breads.and the clicks are really good..

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Unique koftas Priya.Excellent dish

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Wow Priya! your a super woman with tons and tons of recipe ideas :-)

Peanutts said... Reply To This Comment

if you hadnt mentioned bread kofta's i would have thought they were chicken . very fool proof, why throw away bread when you can turn it into something tasty as this.

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy koftas Priya, Love it ..Eyecatching clicks..

Love
Kairali sisters

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

You are simply superb Priya!! So healthy and tasty....

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so inviting..unique.
will give this a try.priya thanks for the recipe.

aquadaze said... Reply To This Comment

neat idea priya! Looks very tempting.

Panchpakwan said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so colorful and delicious koftas.

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

The paalak bread kofta curry looks like a winner! Love the color and the kofta balls!

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Wow this looks so gud....love the colour and bookmarked it

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

WOW...thats an interesting way to use stale bread...nice n healthy recipe dear!

Swarna said... Reply To This Comment

perfect side dish for roti and looks fabulous

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Sarah Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative..looks so yummy and healthy

PranisKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

what a lovely green color..palak its healthy and tasty so sure it's a delicious one..

Madhuri said... Reply To This Comment

Unique and delicious.

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

yummy creation..looks amazing..

Apu said... Reply To This Comment

Very nice Priya - love the palak curry for these koftas!!

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

wow!! Bread koftas in spinach gravy sounds delish!!

Yummy Team said... Reply To This Comment

Thats such a great idea, Priya..You are so very innovative..Curry looks really delicious!!

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

wonderful idea.. looks soooo tempting priya.. awesome job!!

Sumi said... Reply To This Comment

bookmarked..gonna try this deliciou and healthy curry.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful dish Priya. Gorgeous green color..

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,

Healthy kofta curry and nice green color too.

GayathriRaj said... Reply To This Comment

Thats really nice priya...i cant believe that with bread we can make such delicious dish...u rock really...

Gita Jaishankar said... Reply To This Comment

Even I too have a big problem with leftover bread especially after my husband's diet where he was having soups and bread...I am also done with making bread crumbs Priya :) This kofta curry is such an awesome idea...looks very delicious and healthy one too...good one :)

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

I ended up with croutons or crumb! This one is healthy and inviting too!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely combo !!! Looks great and super yummy !!!

Kiran said... Reply To This Comment

Nice and delicious bread kofta with spinach.

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

new innovative idea , healthy version of koftas

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

Bread kofta in spinach gravy super ah irukku Priya, rombha different ah try panirukeenga nalla presentation.