Nargisi Kofta | How to make Nargisi Kofta

By Jiya Rohit Makhija  |  16th Jun 2016  |  
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About Nargisi Kofta Recipe

Its a North Indian dish which is a combination of sweet khoya, panner and potatoes.

Nargisi Kofta, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Nargisi Kofta by Jiya Rohit Makhija will definitely help you in its preparation. The Nargisi Kofta can be prepared within 90 minutes. The time taken for cooking Nargisi Kofta is 90 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Nargisi Kofta step by step. The detailed explanation makes Nargisi Kofta so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Nargisi Kofta 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 Nargisi Kofta from BetterButter.

Nargisi Kofta

Ingredients to make Nargisi Kofta

  • 1 cup sweet khoya
  • 250 gms paneer
  • 1 boiled potato smashed
  • 4 green chillies chopped
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • Pinch tandoori colour (optional)
  • oil for frying
  • 3 onions sliced lengthwise
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup cashewnuts paste (cashew nuts + milk)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp Kasturi methi
  • 1 tsp coriander chopped

How to make Nargisi Kofta

  1. In a pan add oil and fry the onions, tomatoes till the onion turns light pink. Turn off the gas and let it cool. Grind into a smooth paste.
  2. In a wok, add butter and fry kasturi methi, red chilli powder, the above paste. Fry till the oil separates out then add chopped coriander, garam masala powder and salt to taste.
  3. Add milk and/or water for the gravy. Depending upon the amount of gravy you want. Let it simmer.
  4. In a bowl add khoya, paneer and potatoes, mash it well then add chopped green chillies, coriander, salt. Mix well.
  5. Make ball shape koftas and deep fry it.
  6. Add it to the gravy and serve hot.

My Tip:

If you don't want sweet khoya you can also use non sweet khoya or without khoya also you can make koftas with the help of potatoes and paneer.

Reviews for Nargisi Kofta (8)

Neeru Sharma2 years ago

I think keema is used in nargisi kofta
Riya Arora
2 months ago
yes nargisi kofta is made by using egg and keema

Zeenath hafeez Shaik2 years ago


tanvi gill2 years ago

Amazing dish i love it yummmmmmmmmmmmmmy

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Jiya Rohit Makhija2 years ago