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Lauki kofta curry

Lauki kofta curry

Cook Duration 00:30
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 162kcal


  • Recipe Ingredients listfor kofta 500gm Grated Lauki(Ghiya/Doodhi/Bottle Ground)
  • Recipe Ingredients list10gm Gram flour
  • Recipe Ingredients list3ml olive oil for brushing
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 TSP turmeric powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 ginger garlic powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list2tsp coriander powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 cumin powder
  • Recipe Ingredients listchopped coriander leaves
  • Recipe Ingredients listsalt to taste
  • Recipe Ingredients listFor Gravy
  • Recipe Ingredients list1sliced medium onion
  • Recipe Ingredients list2 chopped medium tomatoes
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 cumin seeds
  • Recipe Ingredients list1tsp coriander powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 TSP turmeric powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 Kashmiri red chili powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1tsp ginger garlic paste
  • Recipe Ingredients list3/4 cup water
  • Recipe Ingredients listsalt to taste
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/2 TSP kasuri methi
  • Recipe Ingredients list7 ml olive oil
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 TSP of any gravy masala ( chole masala or chicken masala)
  • Recipe Ingredients listchopped fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 TSP garam masala
  • Recipe Ingredients list1tsp Fresh cream.



Kofta balls 1.Peel and grate lauki .squeeze out the water completely.


2.Take squeezed grated Lauki in a large bowl and add all dry spices and mix well.


3.Mixture should have a thick consistency to make round shaped( if needed you can add more gram flour).Do not keep this mixture idle for long time.since lauki releases water over time and it will make mixture soggy and you will not be able to make kofta balls.


4.Grease your palms with oil and make medium round shaped balls of mixture.


5.Preheat the Airfryer at 200c for 5 mins.Grease the pan with little oil and put the kofta balls in it at temp.180c for 15 mins.Brush the kofta balls with little oil in intervals.


For Gravy


1.Heat the oil in a pan add sliced onion and stir fry until it turns light pink in color,transfer it to grinder jar.


2.Add chopped tomatoes in jar and make a fine paste of it.


3.Again heat the same pan add cumin seeds let it crackle now pour onion tomatoes paste along with ginger garlic paste ,dry spices and fresh cream except garam masala.


4.Saute it for 4 to 5 mins now add water ,kasuri methi mix well and put the lid on for 5 mins stir it occasionally.


5. Add garam masala and turn the flame off .


6 .Place the kofta balls in serving dish and pour the hot gravy on it.enjoy this delicious airfried lauki kofta curry with chapati or rice .

vinita patange

Thanks... Will try tmr


vinita patange

Can koftas be baked in otg oven?

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