Lauki Kofta

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the Koftas:
  • 1/4 kg - lauki
  • 4 tbsp - gram flour
  • handful - coriander leaves(finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder (or as per taste)
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • oil for deep frying the koftas
  • salt to taste
  • For the Gravy:
  • 3 medium sized onions (grated)
  • 2 big tomtoes (made into puree)
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1.5 tsp - red chilli powder (or as per taste)
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 2 to 3 - cloves
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • salt to taste
  • finely chopped coriander leaves (to garnish)

How to Make Lauki Kofta

  • For the Koftas:
  • Peel and grate the lauki.
  • Squeeze out the water.
  • In a bowl mix together grated lauki, gram flour, cumin seeds, green chillies, coriander leaves, powdered masalas and little salt. Mix well.
  • Make small round koftas and deep fry till the koftas are golden. Keep aside.
  • For the Gravy:
  • Squeeze out the water from the onions.
  • Saute the onions on a low flame along with green chillies, cumin seeds, cardamom and cloves till golden.
  • Add the tomato puree, ginger-garlic paste and salt.
  • Cook on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add the powdered masalas and cook oil separaters.
  • Add water and give a boil to make a gravy. Keep aside.
  • Just before serving, heat the gravy and place the koftas in it.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis and onion kachumbar.

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