Kadalai maavu Kola urundai | Besan kofta curry recipe

We make  Kadalai maavu Kola urundai | Besan kofta curry recipe as side dish for Phulkas and parathas. You can make Kofta balls using besan along with spices, cooked well in water, fried in oil and added to the gravy. You can also know about the health benefits of gram flour.

Kadalai maavu Kola urundai – Ingredients for Kola urundai:-
  • kadalai maavu / besan / gram flour – 1 cup
  • turmeric powder / manjal thool – 1/4 tsp
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1 tsp (dry roasted and crushed)
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1/2 tsp
  • asafoetida – pinch
  • salt – to taste
  • coriander powder / malli podi – 1/2 tsp
  • ginger / inji – 1 tsp (chopped)
  • mint / Pudina – 1 tblsp (chopped)
  • curd – 2 tsp
  • water – little
Kadalai maavu Kola urundai – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly take one cup (200grams) of kadalai maavu in a bowl.

Take one cup (200grams) of kadalai maavu in a bowl.
Take one cup (200grams) of kadalai maavu in a bowl.

2.  Secondly add 1/4 tea spoon of turmeric powder.

Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder
Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder

3. Thirdly add 1 tea spoon of roasted and crushed cumin seeds to it.

Add 1tsp of roasted and crushed cumin seeds to it.
Add 1tsp of roasted and crushed cumin seeds to it.

4. Further add 1/2 tea spoon of red chilly powder.

Add 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder
Add 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder

5. Also add a pinch of asafoetida

Add a pinch of asafoetida
Add a pinch of asafoetida

6. Then add required salt (approximately 1/2 tsp)

Add required salt (approximately 1/2 tsp)
Add required salt (approximately 1/2 tsp)

7. You can add 1/2 tea spoon of coriander powder.

Add 1/2 tsp coriander powder
Add 1/2 tsp coriander powder

8. Now add one tea spoon of chopped ginger.

Add one tsp of chopped ginger
Add one tsp of chopped ginger
Kadalai maavu Kola urundai – Method of preparation:-

9. Also add one table spoon of chopped mint leaves.

Add one tblsp of chopped mint leaves
Add one tblsp of chopped mint leaves

10. Then add curd.

Add curd
Add curd

11. Finally add a pinch of baking powder.

Add a pinch of baking powder.
Add a pinch of baking powder.

12. Mix all the ingredients in the bowl together. Add water little by little using a teaspoon and make it into a smooth dough.

Dough for kofta
Dough for kofta

13. Grease your hands with little oil, take some dough and roll it long as shown in the photo below.

Kofta dough rolled
Kofta dough rolled

14. Now boil water in a container and put the rolls in it. Let it cook for 5 minutes.

Cooking the kofta dough in water
Cooking the kofta dough in water

15. When it is well cooked, the rolls will come to the top of the container.

Kofta rolls comes to the top of the water when cooked well
Kofta rolls comes to the top of the water when cooked well

16. Now remove it and chop it into small circular pieces.

Chopped into circular pieces
Chopped into circular pieces

17. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chopped kofta pieces to golden brown.

Frying kofta pieces in oil
Frying kofta pieces in oil
Kadalai maavu Kola urundai – Ingredients for gravy:-
  • ghee – 2 tsp
  • red chillies – 2 (slit)
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1 tsp
  • cinnamon / pattai – 1/2 inch
  • cloves / kirambu – 3 number
  • onion – 1 cup (chopped)
  • ginger / inji – 1/2 tsp (chopped)
  • garlic / poondu – 1 tsp (chopped)
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
  • coriander powder / malli podi – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – pinch
  • salt – to taste
  • curd / Yogurt/ thayir – 1 cup
  • finely chopped fresh coriander for garnishing.
Kadalai maavu Kola urundai – Method of preparation:-

18. Firstly heat ghee in a fry pan.

Heat ghee in a pan
Heat ghee in a pan

19. Secondly add slit red chillies.

Red chillies added
Red chillies added

20. Thirdly add cumin seeds.

Cumin seeds added
Cumin seeds added

21. Then add cinnamon stick and cloves.

Cinnamon stick and cloves added
Cinnamon stick and cloves added

22. Also add chopped onion and sauté for few minutes.

Chopped onion added
Chopped onion added

23. Further add chopped ginger and sauté.

Chopped ginger added
Chopped ginger added

24. Next add chopped garlic and sauté.

Chopped garlic added
Chopped garlic added

25. Then add red chilly powder.

Red chilly powder added
Red chilly powder added

26. Next add coriander powder.

Coriander powder added
Coriander powder added

27. Add a pinch of asafoetida

Add asafoetida
Add asafoetida

28. Finally add required salt.

Add salt
Add salt

29. Mix well and add curd.

Curd added
Curd added

29. Add required water, close and cook for three minutes until the raw smell leaves.

Water added
Water added

30. Now add the fried koftas, mix well and cook for few more minutes.

Adding fried koftas
Adding fried koftas

31. Add finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing. Switch off the stove.

Finely chopped fresh coriander leaves added
Finely chopped fresh coriander leaves added

32. Serve as side dish for  Phulkas | dry roti

Kadalai maavu Kola urundai | Besan kofta curry recipe
Kadalai maavu Kola urundai | Besan kofta curry recipe

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