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Lauki Kofta Recipe

Lauki Kofta Recipe

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • FOR KOFTAS - Grated lauki/ bottlegourd 150 gms

  • Besan/Gram Flour 1/2 cups

  • Salt/namak as per taste 1/2 tsp

  • Red Chili/Lal Mirch Powder and Fennel/Saunf,as per taste 1/2 tsp

  • Asafoetida/Hing 1 pinch

  • For Gravy-Malai Cream 1/2 cups

  • Cumin Seeds/Jeera 1/2 tsp

  • Tomato/Tamatar Puree 1 1/2 cups

  • Curd/Dahi 1 cups

  • Whole Gram Masala 1 tsp

  • Turmeric/ haldi, red chili/ lal mirch powder, coriander/ dhaniya powder, garam masala and salt/ namak according to taste 1/2 tsp

  • Ginger/ adarak and green chili/ hari mirch paste 1 tsp

  • Oil/ tel for gravy and remaining for deep frying koftey 2 tbsp

  • Chopped coriander leaves/ dhaniya patta for garnishing the curry 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Mix all the ingredients of kofta and make medium size balls.

  • 02

    Heat enough oil on medium flame and fry the koftas till it gets golden brown color. Set them aside and let us prepare the gravy for curry.

  • 03

    Heat oil in a pan, add jeera. Add whole garam masala and saute for 2 minutes on low flame.

  • 04

    Now add ginger and chili paste and saute for 2 minutes on low flame.

  • 05

    Add tomato puree, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric. Saute until the oil gets separated from spices on medium flame.

  • 06

    Add beaten curd, malai and stir continuously the curry until gravy starts boiling. Now add enough water, koftas and add remaining spices and salt.

  • 07

    Cook for 7-8 minutes on medium flame. Switch off the gas and add chopped coriander in the gravy.

  • 08

    Delicious lauki kofta is ready to be served with hot phulkas/ rice!

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