Heat a pan with a teaspoon of oil. Add cubed onion and cashews.
2 Onion, 8 Cashews
Saute until the onion turn golden and soft.
Remove in plate for cooling.
In a blender, take cubed tomatoes, sauteed onion.
Grind smoothly without water.
Now again in the same pan, add remaining oil and temper with cumin seeds.
2 tablespoon Oil, 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
In goes slit chilli, ginger garlic paste.
2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste, 1 slit green chilli
Just give it a fry.
After that, add ground paste and the spice powders.
1 teaspoon Red chilli powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon Garam masala, 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi, ¼ teaspoon turmeric, ½ teaspoon Amchoor powder
Mix and continue cooking until the paste becomes thick.
Add a drizzle of oil and it will be now non sticky and glossy.
In goes the reserved water from lauki. Mix in.
Then add 1 & ½ cups water and mix throughly.
Simmer for 6-8 minutes.
While simmering, let's cook kofta.