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Ingredients:

For kofta:

*  200gms yam or ol
*  ¼ cup gram flour
*  1 medium onion, chopped
*  1 teaspoon chopped ginger,
*  1 teaspoon chopped garlic,
*  1 tablespoon chopped green chilli or red chilli powder,
*  ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
*  ½ teaspoon whole garam masala
*  1 teaspoon sugar,
*  Salt to taste

For curry:

*  1 large potato, cut into 1” squares
*  1 medium onion, sliced
*  1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste,
*  teaspoon turmeric powder,
*  1 teaspoon red chilli powder
*  1 teaspoon cumin seeds
*  2 Bay leaves
*  1 tomato, chopped
*  1 teaspoon sugar,
*  Salt to taste
*  1 teaspoon ghee,
*  ½ teaspoon garam masala powder

Preparation:

For kofta:

*  Boil the yam in water, mash the boiled yam
*  Add the chopped onion, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, chopped green chilli ba icche hole red chilli powder, sugar, and salt and   mix well
*  Roast the cumin and garam masala, and grind to a fine powder
*  Sprinkle the roasted spices to the mashed yam, add the gram flour
*  Make a dough
*  Make small balls of this dough
*  Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the yam balls, take out and drain out the excess oil using a kitchen paper

For curry:

*  Half fry the potatoes and keep aside
*  Throw in the bay leaves and cumin seeds in the same oil, as the seeds start sputtering add the onion, and sauté
*  As the onions turn brown, put in the ginger garlic paste, chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, sugar. Fry till the oil separates
*  Add the potatoes
*  Pour in about 2 cups of warm water
*  Season with salt, cook covered
*  As the potatoes get cooked, add the koftas and cook for some more time
*  Sprinkle the garam masala and pour in the ghee
*  Take out of the flame, and serve hot

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