Brussels Sprouts Kofta for #MothersDay #SundaySupper

“Time and again
come joy come pain
your smile your words
of wisdom
of life
of the values
instilled in our minds
has taught me so much
that I can carry forward
your message
to my kids,
teach them
the values
of living this life
with love,with compassion
with a purpose
with passion”

~Soni

One remarkable woman is on my mind today.A woman who has endured so much pain in the past few months..Lost her husband,survived a life threatening health scare and still trying to recover,but yet she smiles in all her pain,yet she speaks of postivity,of happiness,of joy,of love.Yeah that’s my Mom.And I’m so greatful that she is a part of my life.

Brussles Sprouts Kofta

My mom makes the best Koftas ever.And today I thought of recreating her favorite recipe using Brussels Sprouts along with some dried sweetened cranberries and I’m elated that it turned out absolutely delicious.A new family favorite indeed.Its a special dish that requires a special occasion for it to be served.

Brussels Sprouts Kofta 4

My Brussels Sprouts Kofta is one amazing dish with some exotic flavors and super simple for anyone to try.I recently spotted sliced Brussles Sprouts at Trader Joe’s and couldn’t resist buying one pack.It made the whole process so much more quicker.The koftas have Indian spices, ginger and dried cranberries and are bound together using some Gram Flour (Besan) easily available at your local Indian Grocers.The combination of the tart, sweet,spicy flavors is insanely good and will convert any Brussels Sprouts hater into a Brussels Sprouts lover.The only thing that you have to be careful about is to not cook the koftas for too long in the sauce.They might collapse.You can cook the sauce separately and add the koftas into the sauce just before serving and cook for a couple of minutes.It should be perfectly coated in the juices and taste delicious.Enjoy.

“Wishing all you Moms a Very Happy Mother’s Day”


Brussels Sprouts Kofta

For the Koftas:
    • Brussels Sprouts Shredded-2-3 cups
    • Gram Flour (Besan)-1/2 cup
    • Crushed Ginger-1 tsp
    • Dried Sweetened Cranberries-3/4 cupCashews chopped-1/2 cup
    • Ground Coriander-1 tsp
    • Ground Cumin- 1tsp
    • Salt-1 tsp
    • Oil-to deep fry
For the Sauce
  • Onion Medium-1 finely chopped
  • Crushed Ginger-1 tsp
  • Crushed Garlic-1 tsp
  • Medium Tomatoes-2 (pureed)
  • Ground Cumin-1 tsp
  • Ground Coriander-1 tsp
  • Garam Masala-1 tsp
  • Turmeric-1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Sugar-1 tsp
  • water-1 1/2 cups
  • Oil 2-3 tbsp

Instructions

  1. In a deep fry pan heat oil on medium.
  2. In a microwave safe dish soften the shredded brussels sprouts for about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Mix all Kofta Ingredients and roll into small balls.
  4. Deep fry the balls in the oil in batches until golden on all sides and keep aside.
  5. In a separate pan heat the oil and add onions.
  6. Fry for about 4 minutes until golden and add the ginger and garlic.
  7. Add the tomatoes and spices and cook until oil starts to separate from the sides.
  8. Add the water, bring to a boil.Lower the heat and cook for about 6-7 minutes.
  9. Adjust the seasonings.Your sauce is ready.
  10. When its time to serve, just add the balls into the gravy and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  11. Serve hot with Naan, Roti or Rice.

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Comments

  1. Wow, how creative to bring together brussels sprounts and cranberries with kofta. Would love to try this out. Thanks for the idea.
    The Steaming Pot recently posted..Bread Tomato UpmaMy Profile

  2. I didn’t know Brussels could be used to make kofta. I’m excited to know now – I’m a Brussels junkie!
    Laura Dembowski recently posted..White Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies #SundaySupperMy Profile

  3. I love brussels sprouts but I must admit that I don’t usually get very creative with them. You have inspired me to try this! I have the feeling that Tay might actually enjoy this.
    Dionne Baldwin recently posted..Ham and Spinach Quiche #SundaySupperMy Profile

  4. I’m so sorry for what your mom has had to go through over the past several months, and you too, Soni. You are both so strong, and I’m sure she’s so happy to have you as a support to her. And these koftas look fabulous. I love brussel sprouts, and what a great way to use them.
    susan @ the wimpy vegetarian recently posted..Mom’s Glazed Blueberry Tarts – #SundaySupperMy Profile

  5. Anything that we do – when we put our heart into it – will turn out beautiful. Our mothers are our inspiration. Thanks for sharing!

    Julie
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  6. Such a wonderful strong Mother you have! Your Kofta looks delicious!
    Serena | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch recently posted..Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake For Mothers Day #SundaySupperMy Profile

  7. I love this and can’t wait to try your recipe!!!

  8. I’m so intrigued by this recipe, honestly I’ll be dreaming about it until I make it. Thanks for sharing!
    Gwen @simplyhealthyfamily recently posted..Spring Pea and Pistachio Pasta with Ricotta #SundaySuppersMy Profile

  9. Woa, these sound absolutely incredible. I love everything about that sauce – what great spices and so much flavor! Brussels sprouts are my favorite and I’m always looking for new recipes and ways to use them… Pinned!
    Shaina recently posted..Banana Cream Pie for #MothersDay #SundaySupperMy Profile

  10. I was so intrigued when I saw your teaser, now I can’t wait to try these!
    Sarah recently posted..Chocolate Almond Prune Bread – A Mother’s Day #SundaySupperMy Profile

  11. So sorry that your mother is struggling, sending you prayers!! This recipe looks amazing and thank you for the lovely poem!!

  12. Brilliant tribute to your mom, Soni <3 Sending prayers to you and yours that all may find health, happiness and peace. I am quite certain your mother will be happy seeing your gorgeous presentation of Brussel Sprouts Kofta.

  13. You mom sounds so strong, what an awesome lady. I’ve never seen a recipe like this before, it looks awesome! My husband isn’t a fan of brussel sprouts but I am so maybe this is a good compromise.
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  14. Wow, this sounds so incredibly awesome and flavorful! I will make this very soon and I’ll let you know how it turns out. Very original! Bookmarked and following you on twitter.
    Mireya @myhealthyeatinghabits recently posted..Vegetable Shu Mai – #SundaySupperMy Profile

  15. This looks soooooooooo yummy! Happy Mother’s Day
    Deanna Samaan recently posted..#SundaySupper Strawberry Shortcake Whipped Cream CupcakesMy Profile

  16. Yummy!
    Arthur in the Garden! recently posted..Birthday trip to the coast!My Profile

  17. What a beautiful poem! You are amazingly talented and these brussel sprouts — oh my!

  18. Iam visiting your website for 1st time and am totally in love with your picture perfect Brussels sprouts…

  19. Happy Mother’s Day! Your kofta with brussels sprouts looks so delicious. I made kofta once and now I need to try your recipe.

  20. Happy Mother’s Day to you and your Mom! Hoping for a fast speedy recovery! Your Brussels Sprouts dish looks incredible!
    Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers recently posted..Lemon Cookies #SundaySupperMy Profile

  21. Wonderful balls of deliciousness! Best wishes to your mom as she recovers, and Happy Mother’s Day to you!
    Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious recently posted..Scotch Tea Cookies for Mother’s Day #SundaySupperMy Profile

  22. Happy Mother’s Day to your Mum! I really wish her a fast recovery and a blessed year. Your koftas look so tasty. I love Brussles Sprouts!
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  23. Happy Mother’s Day to your sweet mom, Soni! She is lucky to have you in her life. Your kofta looks amazing…love the Brussels sprouts version!
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