Kofta Curry

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Feb. 21, 2014

A delicious vegetarian version of kofta curry prepared with pumpkin.


For koftas
White pumpkin/Bottle gourd 350 Gram , grated
Chickpea flour 3 Teaspoon
Dry mango powder 1 Teaspoon
Red chili powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Vegetable oil 300 Milliliter (For deep frying)
Salt To Taste
For the garvy
Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 300 Milliliter
Vegetable oil 4 Teaspoon
Red chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Onion 2 Small , pureed
Tomato 2 Small , pureed



1. Rinse peel and grate the white pumpkin.


For Koftas:

2. In a bowl, mix grated pumpkin with chickpea flour, dry mango powder, red chili powder, and salt. Roll the mixture into small balls.

3. In a pan, heat oil and deep fry the balls until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel and set aside.

For Gravy:

4. In another pan, heat oil, add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

5. Add onion puree and fry until golden brown.

6. Stir in tomato puree and ginger garlic paste. Cook for a few minutes.

7. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well.

8. Pour water and bring to a boil. Now, put the fried koftas and let cook for another 5 minutes.


9. Serve hot!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 393Calories from Fat 239

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 322 mg13.42%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet