Moong Kofta

Koftas made from moong with a fine gravy. A relishing dish, ofcourse

Recipe by BHARAT SADHWANI of Antananarivo, MG

Just try it to tickle your tongue

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 300 g Moong (Green Beans)
    • 12 cloves Garlic
    • 2 Green chillies
    • Salt to taste
    • Oil for frying

    For Gravy:

    • 2 Onions (medium size);
    • 1 Green Chili;
    • 2 Tomatoes;
    • 100 g Fresh cream
    • Salt to taste; 1 tsp Red Chilly powder
    • 1 tsp Turmeric
    • 1 tsp Coriander powder
    • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
    • Coriander leaves;
    • 1 tbsp Cashewnut paste


    1. Soak the moong for 10 hrs. Later on, grind it with chillies, garlic and salt with half a cup of water in the mixer.
    2. Boil the oil and fry the koftas at a medium flame.
    3. Grind the onions, green chilly, tomatoes, for gravy purpose.
    4. Heat a frying pan and fry mustard seeds. Put the gravy mixture, add spices, cashewnut paste and cook it on a medium flame for 10 minutes.
    5. Add the moong koftas in it and cook it on a low flame. Add 2 cups of water.
    6. Cook it for 10 minutes and garnish  it with coriander leaves. You are ready with this yummy dish.
    7. Its normally taken with paranthas or chapati.


    Shweta Ballal

    Hello Julian, if not you get an answer from the author of this recipe, I suggest you that the fresh cream you have been wondering about can be added to the cooking dish just a couple of minutes before you remove it from heat.

    julian vaz

    so what happens to the 100g of fresh cream???


    Thank U ....A very simple nd Healthy recipe . Green beans are high protein lentils . Low in fat . Rich in antioxidants , Helps in weight loss , Lowers Cholesterol level . Prevents rising of blood sugar as they are in high in fiber .

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