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* For the Batter 6 raw Bananas
* 1 tsp Cumin seeds
* 2 tsps Garlic, chopped
* 2 tsps Ginger, chopped
* A pinch of Turmeric powder
* 1 tsp Green Chillies, chopped
* Oil for deep-frying
* Salt to taste

For the gravy
* 1 tbsp Ghee
* 1 tbsp Cream
* 1 tsp Cumin seeds
* ½ tsp Mace powder
* 2 tsps Thick Yoghurt
* 1 tsp Turmeric powder
* 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
* ½ tsp Cardamom powder
* 2 tsps Ginger-Garlic paste
* 2 tbsps boiled Onion and Cashewnut paste
* Salt according to taste
* A few sprigs of Coriander leaves


1. For the kofteBoil bananas with turmeric powder, cool and mash.
2. Add all the other chopped ingredients and seasoning, and mix well, then form into dumplings at 1 inch each.
3. Deep fry over medium heat.

For the gravy
4. Heat ghee and crackle cumin seeds.
5. Add onion and cashewnut paste and cook till the paste releases oil.
6. Add the dry masala and cook well.
7. Add yoghurt and ginger-garlic paste and saute till the gravy releases oil.
8. Finish with cream, salt and cardamom and mace powder.
9. Reduce the flame to low and slowly add the dumplings.
10. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

Tip: While boiling potatoes and cauliflower add a few drops of vinegar to the water to keep their original white.