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Festive feast - carrot koftas

These quick and easy-to-prepare Christmas carrot koftas from Aldi are perfect for last minute entertaining. They're pocket friendly too...

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

You will need... (serves 5)

  • 350g carrots, pealed
  • 70g fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 15g fresh coriander
  • 50g Greek yogurt
  • 2tsp curry powder
  • 1tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 slices of white bread (80g)
  • salt and black pepper
  • rapeseed oil to try

To serve: 

  • extra Greek yogurt
  • mango chutney

Method:

  • trim, wash and chop the spring onions finely
  • peel and finely chop the garlic
  • roughly chop the coriander
  • chop up the bread into small pieces
  • put all of the above into a food processor
  • add the cranberries, curry powder, yogurt and chilli flakes
  • chop the carrots roughly and boil in some salted water for 5 minutes, until just cooked, then drain well
  • add these whilst still hot to the rest of the ingredients in the food processor
  • season with salt and black pepper
  • blitz until you have a smoothish mix
  • transfer to a bowl to allow to rest for 10 minutes
  • divide the mixture into 10 balls - approx. 50g each
  • shape into croquettes, then fry in the rapeseed oil until browned
  • serve alongside some yogurt and mango chutney

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