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Loki with Spicy Chicken Mincemeat

“Did you take your veggies?”
“No” 😦

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 500g chicken mincemeat/ any mincemeat (I used chicken for this recipe)
  • 1 loki deseeded and cut into cubes
  • 2 onion sliced
  • 3 chopped tomatoes
  • 4 green chillies chopped
  • 1 tbspn crushed ginger
  • 1 tspn minced garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Some salt
  • 1 tspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 tbspn coriander powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala powder
  • 1 tbspn methi leaves
  • 1 tspn cumin seeds
  • 4 tbspns fresh coriander chopped

Procedure:

-Heat oil in a pan and roast cumin seeds. Add onion and fry until golden brown. Add ginger and garlic and fry for another 30 minutes. Now add chicken mince and break it into pieces with stir frying.

-Add all the spices except garam masala and methi leaves. Mix well and when the chicken gets white in colour, add winter melon (loki) and mix. Then add tomatoes and cook covered for 20 minutes on medium heat.

-When oil comes upto the surface of the curry add garam masala and methi leaves.

-Dish out, garnish with some green chillies and fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti and raita.

Mazedaar Loki Ki Bhujya

This is my grandma’s recipe of making Loki (kaddu) and I find it the most delicious and easy recipe for this tasty vegetable. Give it a try and let me know how you go with it ………..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 large tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 loki peeled and sliced
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 tbspns fresh green chillies
  • 1 tspn ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tspn red chilli powder or to taste
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn cumin powder
  • 1 tspn coriander powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • ½ tspn chaat masala
  • Some peppercorns
  • 2 tbspns olive oil

Procedure:

-In a deep pan heat oil and fry ginger paste until it is brown. Add everything else except 2 green chillies and fresh coriander. Mix and cook covered on low heat for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.

-When loki is tender and masala is done, simmer fry it. Dish it out and garnish with some coriander and 2 green chillies.

-Serve hot with tandoori roti or homemade chapatti.