Vegetable Kofta Curry

Vegetable balls in a curry

Recipe by Khushboo Barmeda of Dar es Salaam, TZ

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    For Koftas

    • 5 to 6 Potatoes (boiled and mashed)
    • 1 bowl carrot(boiled)
    • 1 bowl peas (boiled)
    • 2 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tblsp. gram flour
    • 1 tsp sugar.
    • 1 tsp coriander leaves
    • oil for deep fry
    • salt and chilli powder to taste

    For Gravy

    • 1 bowl cashewnut powder
    • 2 onions (finely Chopped)
    • 1 bowl Yogurt
    • 2 tbl sp fresh cream
    • salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder to taste
    •  1 tsp sugar
    • 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
    • 3 tomatoes (grinded)
    • 2 tblsp butter
    • 1tsp coriander leaves


    To make Koftas, mix mashed potatoes, peas, carrot, lemon juice, salt, chilli powder, corriander leaves, sugar and gram flour. Roll out into small balls and deep fry.

    For the gravy:

    1. Heat butter in a pan, add onions. fry until light brown.
    2. then add grinded tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, cashewnut powder, yogurt, freash cream, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander leaves and sugar.
    3. Cook until the gravy becomes little thick and then add the koftas.
    4. Remove from flame after a min or 2.
    5. Serve Hot with Parathas



    its a truly mouth watering dish,.. nice dish to please your family members

    Raj Mahal

    very tasty, but I would add more spice

    Naushin Shaikh

    It was an ok- ok types recipe. Not something that I can keep in a party..