Lauki Kofte | How to make Lauki Kofteby sapana behlCreated on 13th Apr 2016

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Lauki Kofteby sapana behl
  • Lauki Kofte | How to make Lauki Kofte (168 likes)

  • By sapana behl
    Created on 13th Apr 2016

About Lauki Kofte

A melt-in-the-mouth bottle gourd kofte in tomato gravy.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Lauki Kofte


  • For kofte 250 gm bottle gourd, grated
  • 2 tablespoon corn flour
  • 2 tablespoon gram flour /Besan
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • For Paste: 2 onions , roughly sliced 5-6 garlic cloves 1/2; ginger , roughly sliced 4 green chillies
  • 2 cup tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves/ kasuri methi
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • Salt to taste
  • vegetable oil , for frying
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves ,chopped
  • 5 cups water or as required


  1. Mix all the ingredients for Koftas in a bowl . Make small round balls of equal size. Heat oil in a wok, fry the Koftas from both sides.
  2. Drain on paper towel and set aside. Make a paste with onions, garlic and green chilli with the help of some water in food processor.
  3. Remove excess oil from the wok and you should be left with around 2 tablespoon oil in it. Add dried fenugreek leaves and cumin seeds. Saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add the paste to this, and add spices and salt. Mix well.
  5. Now add tomato puree and saute till the oil leaves the sides. Add water and let it boil for few minutes. Now add the koftas made earlier in the curry . Cook for few minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy.
  7. Add the paste made above and saute; for 10-15 minutes on low heat till golden brown in color.
  • samina Sadriwala6 months ago

    I made this dish it taste yummy I also steamed kofta

  • Serene Shroff6 months ago

    nice recipe..thank you.

  • Rashmi Prachand8 months ago

    I made kofta low calorie by steaming it. instead deep fry. and toss it in little oil. for softness u need less chanson flour.

  • Bindiya Sharma8 months ago

    Minal its mentioned that you have to add it in step 5 of recipe preparation.

  • minal y9 months ago

    where to add tomato puree????!! Elaborate Kofta receipe.

  • Kanu Sharma10 months ago

    Will try this today let c

  • Kumkum Duttaa year ago

    fentastic dear. ..i'will tray

  • Sheeni Singha year ago

    This is a very good recipe! I will definitely try it