Lauki Kofte | How to make Lauki Kofte

By sapana behl  |  13th Apr 2016  |  
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About Lauki Kofte Recipe

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

Lauki Kofte, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Lauki Kofte by sapana behl will definitely help you in its preparation. The Lauki Kofte can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Lauki Kofte is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Lauki Kofte step by step. The detailed explanation makes Lauki Kofte so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Lauki Kofte can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Lauki Kofte from BetterButter.

Lauki Kofte

Ingredients to make 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

How to make Lauki Kofte

  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.

Reviews for Lauki Kofte (18)

Romil Tripathi4 months ago


Deeya Sanchari4 months ago


Roop Laxmi5 months ago

Wow maja a gaya bana kar

Ramesh Kumar6 months ago


Barkha Pandit7 months ago


Neha Bahri8 months ago

I cook it many time.tasty

Deepti Pandey8 months ago

I defnetley try it

LakshmiRekha Sudharsun8 months ago

Have tried your reciepe today, it's tastes so good. Thanks for the reciepe. But I have done kofte in appe pan

Nirmala Panda8 months ago

Nice recipe

Ritu Gaur Sharmaa year ago


samina Sadriwalaa year ago

I made this dish it taste yummy I also steamed kofta

Serene Shroffa year ago

nice recipe..thank you.

Rashmi Prachand2 years 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 Sharma2 years ago

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

minal y2 years ago

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

Kanu Sharma2 years ago

Will try this today let c

Kumkum Dutta2 years ago

fentastic dear. ..i'will tray

Sheeni Singh2 years ago

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