Lauki Kofta Curry Recipe -Bottle Gourd Kofta Recipe – How to Make Bottle Gourd (lauki/Ghiya) Kofta

Lauki Kofta is a delicious curry,the koftas along with the curry taste really yummy.When I first had Lauki Kofta,my first impression on having the wonderful curry blend into my mouth with th delicious koftas, they just melted in the mouth. The whole curry is mildly spiced and has a really good flavor.




AuthorShweta KumariDifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Ingredients for Kofta
 200 g Grated lauki (bottle gourd/ghiya/doodhi)
 4 tbsp Rice flour
 2 tbsp Maida
 2 tbsp Corn flour
  tsp Turmeric powder
  tsp Crushed green chili
 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
 ½ tsp Crushed ginger
  tsp Red chili powder
 Salt to taste
 Oil for deep fry
For Gravy
 5 Medium boiled onion
 2 Medium Grind tomato
 2 tbsp Cashew nuts
 1 tbsp Crushed Garlic
 ½ tsp Crushed ginger
  tsp Crushed green chili
 ½ tsp Kashmiri Red chili powder
 1 tsp Kitchen king masala
 ½ tsp Garam masala (optional)
 ½ tsp Cumin seeds
 1 tsp Turmeric powder
 1 tbsp Oil
 Salt to taste
 Water for gravy
 Coriander leaves finely chopped
 4 Cloves
 ½ tsp Hing
 1 Bay leaf

1

Peel and grated lauki

2

Take grated lauki in a large bowl .Add rice flour, meida,corn flour, tuemeric powder,crushed ginger,garlic,green chili and salt

3

Mix all ingredients well .Mixture should have a thick consistency to make round shaped balls.Do nit keep this mixture idle for long time since lauki releases water over time and it will make mixture soggy and will not be able to make kofta balls

4

Divide mixture into 10 to 12 portions .Take each portion and turn it into round shaped balls

5

Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flam for deep frying. Add balls stir time to time and deep fry until they turn light golden brown and crisp

6

Take them out using slotted spoon,drain excess oil and keep aside

7

Crush them with cashew nuts to make tomato-cashew puree

8

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan ,add cumin seeds,hing clove and bay leaf cook until they sizzle add boiled onion stir fry until it turns light pink in color

9

Then add crushed ginger,garlic, green chili,turmeric powder,salt, kitchen king masala

10

And stir -fry for 8 to 9 minutes like golden brown

11

Add tomato -cashew puree and mix well stir -fry 5 minutes add kashmiri red chili powder

12

,mix well and stir-fry for a minute

13

Add water for gravy as per your require ,boiled the gravy,stir in between time to time

14

Add fried kofta balls to the gravy turn off flame

15

Transfer it to a serving bowl and add 1 spoon ghee

16

Garnish with coriander leaves serve hot with puri or chapati and rice

Ingredients

Ingredients for Kofta
 200 g Grated lauki (bottle gourd/ghiya/doodhi)
 4 tbsp Rice flour
 2 tbsp Maida
 2 tbsp Corn flour
  tsp Turmeric powder
  tsp Crushed green chili
 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
 ½ tsp Crushed ginger
  tsp Red chili powder
 Salt to taste
 Oil for deep fry
For Gravy
 5 Medium boiled onion
 2 Medium Grind tomato
 2 tbsp Cashew nuts
 1 tbsp Crushed Garlic
 ½ tsp Crushed ginger
  tsp Crushed green chili
 ½ tsp Kashmiri Red chili powder
 1 tsp Kitchen king masala
 ½ tsp Garam masala (optional)
 ½ tsp Cumin seeds
 1 tsp Turmeric powder
 1 tbsp Oil
 Salt to taste
 Water for gravy
 Coriander leaves finely chopped
 4 Cloves
 ½ tsp Hing
 1 Bay leaf

Directions

1

Peel and grated lauki

2

Take grated lauki in a large bowl .Add rice flour, meida,corn flour, tuemeric powder,crushed ginger,garlic,green chili and salt

3

Mix all ingredients well .Mixture should have a thick consistency to make round shaped balls.Do nit keep this mixture idle for long time since lauki releases water over time and it will make mixture soggy and will not be able to make kofta balls

4

Divide mixture into 10 to 12 portions .Take each portion and turn it into round shaped balls

5

Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flam for deep frying. Add balls stir time to time and deep fry until they turn light golden brown and crisp

6

Take them out using slotted spoon,drain excess oil and keep aside

7

Crush them with cashew nuts to make tomato-cashew puree

8

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan ,add cumin seeds,hing clove and bay leaf cook until they sizzle add boiled onion stir fry until it turns light pink in color

9

Then add crushed ginger,garlic, green chili,turmeric powder,salt, kitchen king masala

10

And stir -fry for 8 to 9 minutes like golden brown

11

Add tomato -cashew puree and mix well stir -fry 5 minutes add kashmiri red chili powder

12

,mix well and stir-fry for a minute

13

Add water for gravy as per your require ,boiled the gravy,stir in between time to time

14

Add fried kofta balls to the gravy turn off flame

15

Transfer it to a serving bowl and add 1 spoon ghee

16

Garnish with coriander leaves serve hot with puri or chapati and rice

Lauki Kofta Curry Recipe



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