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Shahi Lauki Koftas Recipe

Shahi Lauki Koftas is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • For the Koftas:
  • 1/2 Kg Lauki
  • 2 tbsp Besan
  • 2 Green chillies (chopped)
  • 8 pieces Cashewnuts (cut up into small pieces)
  • 12 pieces of Raisins
  • 4-5 whole black pepper Corns
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for frying the koftas
  • For the Gravy :
  • 1 medium size Onion
  • 2 Tomatoes pureed
  • 1 small piece of Ginger
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Haldi
  • A pinch of Hing
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cups of Water
  • For Garnishing :
  • 2 tsp of Cream (whipping will work)
  • A few Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Shahi Lauki Koftas:

    1. To make the koftas: Grate the laukis and add the rest of the ingredients to make a paste. Make small balls and fry the koftas until golden brown. Grind the onion, ginger and garlic to make a paste. In a pan, heat the oil, add above paste and fry until golden brown.
    2. Add the chilli, dhania powder, jeera, haldi, hing and fry for 1 minute.
    3. Add the tomato puree along with the salt. Cover and let it cook for 5 mins on medium heat.
    4. Now add the 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
    5. Finally, add the fried koftas and let it cook on low heat for 5 mins.
    6. For the final garnish, pour the cream over the koftas and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Enjoy the shahi koftas.


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