Lauki koftas in gravy (Dudhi Koftas)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Lauki koftas in gravy (Dudhi Koftas)

  • For the kofta:
  • Peel and grate the lauki.
  • Squeeze out the water and keep aside.
  • Mix the besan, lauki, dhaniya-jeera powder and salt by adding a little water to make the dough. (Water kept aside from the squeezed lauki can be used)
  • Prepare small balls and deep fry till golden brown and keep aside.
  • Make a hole in the kofta with a fork. (Care must be taken to ensure that they should not break).
  • For the gravy:
  • Grind the coconut along with the tamarind into a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Fry the onion and tomatoes in a kadai with 1 tbsp oil till onions are golden brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, the coconut tamarind paste and the water from the squeezed lauki and bring it to boil till the mixture starts becoming a little thick.
  • Once, it starts boiling, add garam masala and red chilli powder and salt and then drop the koftas in it.
  • Once, this starts boiling, wait for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and add the curd.