Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Vegetable Kofta


For Kofta

  • Vegetables - 2 cups (boiled) ( I used frozen mixed vegetables - carrot, beans, green peas, corn, and cauliflower)
  • Potato - 1 cup (boiled and smashed)
  • Green chilles - 3 to 4 (chopped)
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp (adjusted to taste)
  • Coriander Leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - a per taste
  • Corn Flour/All puprose flour - 2 tsp
  • Oil for frying

For Gravy

  • Tomato - 2 cups
  • Onion - 1 cup
  • Cashew - 1/2 cup
  • Cream or milk - 1/2 cup
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Black Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric - 2 pinch
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil - 2 tsp


To Make Kofta

  • Smash the potato, vegetables and mix together.
  • In that, add the green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder, chilli powder, chopped coriander, salt and mix thoroughly.
  • Now make them in to small round balls (can be of any shape).
  • Roll over the corn flour.
  • In a kadai, head the oil in medium flame and put the balls one by one slowly and fry till they become slight brown in colour.
  • Take them from oil, dry in tissue paper.

To make Gravy

  • Dry fry the cashews just for 2 to 3 minutes and grind it to make a coarse powder.
  • In a Pan, add oil, onion and little salt and let it become little brown colour.
  • To this add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  • If needed, add little water.
  • Cook till the tomatoes becomes soft and blend it in a blender to make a smooth paste.
  • In another pan, add oil and when hot, add jeera, and the blended paste.
  • Allow to boil by adding the garam masala.
  • Add the cream/milk and again boil it.
  • Now add the cashew powder, and allow to cook again for another 2 min.
  • Now gently put the kofta's one by one and let it rest for half an hour.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with any roti, naan, chappathi etc.

22 lovely comments:


Looks fantastic ~ I could devour it all in no time :)
US Masala

Vimitha Durai

Rich and delicious gravy would be perfect for chapathis...


Lovely colors...Tempting kofta gravy...


kofte curry looks creamy and delicious..gr8 combo with hot parathhas..
Sunanda's Kitchen


yum, what a mouth watering pics, I am drooling over it.

Binys Recipes

koftas look very very inviting...love it

Jayanthy Kumaran

Interesting recipe...gorgeous presentation...

Tasty Appetite
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Thick and delicious gravy..

Hari Chandana P

Looks rich and delicious.. thanks for the lovely recipe :)
Indian Cuisine


Vegetable kofta looks delicious
South Indian Home

Nandinis food

That's so rich and wonderful! It's flavourful and spicy!

chef and her kitchen

The oil floating in d kurma reminds tesataurant ones..looks really yummy

Menaga Sathia

Delicious looking koftas,lovely colour....

Priya Suresh

Wat a tempting,highly attractive and delicious kofta curry..

Jeyashris Kitchen

mouthwatering koftas. Goes well with rotis .

Priya Sreeram

koftas look delectably yummm !


This is one of rich delicious dish from Indian cuisine and you can never go wrong with it. Yours looks perfect!


It is so rich, creamy and delicious. Awesome clicks.

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran,

Sadhana Valentina

Hi Akila dear. I'm juz loving this divine recipe. What a lovely presentation, awesome!!! The pics made me hungry. Have bookmarked the page. And, I have missed many of ur recipes dear. I dont know how my name got deleted in ur followers list. I'm following u again.

Sadhana Valentina

Oops..follow button is not working. will try again sometime later.


Rich and yummy koftha curry! :P :P

/Oil - 2 tsp/-nu sollirukkeegnka,2 teaspoon oil- a ippadi mithakkuthu?!;) ;)
superb gravy! Nijamave vaayil echil ooruthunga akila!


Tempting koftas and rich gravy... loved it...

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