Kanchkolar Kofta Curry

"A delicious Bengali style Curry Recipe cooked with raw banana and flavoured with garam masala powder."
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 8 pieces Raw Banana
  • 2 pieces Potato
  • 1 teaspoons Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 teaspoons Black Salt
  • 1 teaspoons Turmeric Powder
  • To Taste Salt
  • To Taste Sugar
  • 1 cups Mustard Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoons Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 pieces Tomato
  • 1/2 inch piece Ginger Slice
  • 1 pieces Green chilli
  • 1 pieces Dry Red Chilli
  • 2 teaspoon Gram Flour


  • Step 1

    Boil the Banana and potatoes. Peel off the skin. Transfer to a plate. Sprinkle 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder and 1 tsp Black Salt. Mix everything.

  • Step 2

    Add 1-2 tsp Gram Flour. Knead again. Make Koftas from the dough of banana.

  • Step 3

    Put mustard oil in pan. Put the Koftas for frying. Set aside after frying.

  • Step 4

    Now temper the same oil with 1 dry red chilli and 1 tsp sugar. Put Perboiled potato cubes for frying. Make paste of tomato, ginger slice and green chilli.

  • Step 5

    Saute them. Add 1 tsp Coriander Powder and salt to taste.

  • Step 6

    Add raw smell of the masala goes away, add water as much needed.

  • Step 7

    As water starts boiling, add the fried koftas.(Don't keep the Koftas in gravy for too long, it dries up the gravy).

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder and finish cooking.

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