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Nargisi Kofta

Nargisi Kofta

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35


Serves 4

  • FOR KOFTA - Grated paneer 150 gms

  • Boiled Potatoes/Aloo 1 1/2 cups

  • Bread Slices 4 nos

  • Salt/Namak 1/2 tsp

  • Turmeric/Haldi 1/2 tsp

  • For Gravy-Malai Cream 1 cups

  • Tomato/Tamataar 3 nos

  • Makhana 1/2 cups

  • Green Chili/Hari mirch 2-3 piece

  • Curd/Dahi 1/2 cups

  • Kaju Paste 3 tbsp

  • Whole Gram Masala 1 tsp

  • Ginger/ adarak, garlic/lehsun paste 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds/ jeera 1/2 tsp

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

  • Oil/ tel -for gravy and remaining for deep frying kofta 3 tbsp

  • hopped coriander leaves/ dhaniya patta for garnishing the curry 1 tbsp


  • 01

    Cut brown edges of the bread and take a mixing bowl. Add bread, paneer, mashed potatoes and salt to make a dough.

  • 02

    Divide the dough into 2 parts. Take 1 part and add turmeric and mix well. Now, this part needs to be sub divided into 8 equal parts. Make 8 oval shaped balls from it. This part will be yellow in color.Take another part and divide it into 8 small parts. This part is white in color. Spread 1 white part on hand put yellow oval shape ball in center and cover it with white part. Likewise, make all koftas ready for frying.

  • 03

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

  • 04

    Heat 1 tablespoon oil and add chopped tomatoes, green chillies and makhana. Saute till the tomatoes turn soft. Switch off the flame. Once cooled, grind it to a puree.

  • 05

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

  • 06

    Now add ginger and garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes on low flame. Add kaju paste and saute again for 5 minutes.Add tomato puree, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric. Saute until the oil gets separated from spices on medium flame.

  • 07

    Add beaten curd and malai and stir the curry continuously until gravy starts boiling. Now add enough water and add remaining spices and salt.Cook for 7-8 minutes on medium flame. Switch off the gas and add fried koftas and chopped coriander in the gravy.

  • 08

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



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