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Vegetarian kofta balls with tomato sauce

June 4, 2017

How tasty are the Hare Krishna vegetarian kofta balls and that rich tomato sauce? If there’s koftas around, I cannot refuse their crunchy allure and swiftly purchase at least 6. I decided to have a crack at making some healthy homemade vegetarian koftas filled with fresh vegetables.  What I really wanted to nail was the sauce, that fresh, sweet yet sharp tomato sugo type sauce that the koftas are often slathered in.

Vegetarian kofta balls oven baked with tomato sauce - Dancing Through Sunday Recipe

Wait, what’s a kofta again?

Koftas are a savoury ball made with minced meat, paneer, or vegetables. Often deep or shallow fried, koftas have a delicious crunchy outer and soft, fluffy, warm spiced middle. Vegetarian kofta balls are often served with a spiced tomato curry sauce or napoli-style tomato sauce. Deelish. 

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