Kanchkola or Raw Banana is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, hence is very good for our health. From controlling blood sugar, to maintaining cholesterol it works as wonderful. In Bengali household, Raw Bananas are like must. From cooking curry with chunks of raw banana to preparation of fish stew raw banana is must. This delicious kofta curry is an age old classic recipe. This Bengali style Dumplings cooked with raw banana and potatoes , garam masala giving mind blowing flavour to the curry tops the chart of fish lover Bongs.
Since this is a no onion no garlic Recipe, it can be used for any Pujo feast.
It can be cooked easily as well as quickly. Also make sure to boil the Banana and potatoes with their skin on. Peel off the skin after boiling.
- Cuisine – Bengali
- Course – Main Course
- Prep time -10 minutes
- Cooking time -15 minutes
- Author Tina
HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE KANCHKOLAR KOFTA CURRY
- 6-8 Pieces Raw Banana
- 2 Medium size Potato
- 1 tsp Black Salt
- 1 tsp Black Pepper
- 2 tsp Gram Flour
- Mustard Oil
- 1 Tomato
- 1/2 inch Ginger Slice
- 1 Green Chilli
- 1 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
- Salt and Sugar to taste
STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE WITH PHOTOS
Boil the raw bananas and potato and peel off the skin. Put them in a plate. Sprinkle 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder and black Salt. Mix everything. Knead them well.
Add 1-2 tsp Gram flour and knead again.
Make medium size Koftas from the raw banana dough.
Put mustard oil in pan. Put the Koftas in pan. Fry them golden brown.
Now temper the same oil with 1 dry red chilli and 1 tsp sugar.
Add Potato cubes ( Perboiled potato cubes).
Prepare paste of 1 tomato, 1/2 inch Ginger Slice and green chilli. Put the paste in pan.
Add 1 tsp Corinder Powder, salt to taste. Saute them.
As raw smell of the masala goes away, add water as much needed.
Sprinkle 1 tsp Turmeric powder. Wait till water starts boiling.
As water starts boiling, add the fried koftas.( Don’t keep the Koftas in gravy for too much time. It will dry up the gravy).
Sprinkle 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder and finish cooking.
It tastes awesome with hot rice.