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Lauki Kofta

Neelam Pandey Joshi
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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Ghanto ka kaam minto mein (Hours work in minutes).

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Bihar
  • Pan fry
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Lauki grated 1 kg
  2. Besan 1 cup
  3. Lal mirch powder 1 tsp
  4. Haldi powder 1 tsp
  5. Namak as required
  6. Water for gravy as required
  7. Dahi for gravy (1/2 to 1 cup)
  8. Tomatoes 5 big
  9. Onions 4 big
  10. Garlic 7 buds
  11. Oil for frying and tadka
  12. Jeera 1 tsp
  13. Hing a pinch


  1. Wash and grate the Lauki and squeeze to get rid of any water. Hang in a muslin cloth for a few minutes.
  2. Take a blender add tomatoes, garlic and onions. Make a fine paste.
  3. Take a wide bowl add in the grated Lauki and half of all the dry masalas and make a thick batter.
  4. Take a wok, add sufficient oil for frying the koftas till it turns golden.
  5. In another wok add oil. When it heats up add jeera and hing.
  6. Add paste from blender and add remaining half dry Masala and let it cook.
  7. When it becomes slightly thick add dahi in it. Add Kofta before half an hour of having it.
  8. Serve with chapati.

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Shalini Saxena
Shalini Saxena   Sep-06-2016

u didn't mention it dat when we add besan??

Akarshita prasad
Akarshita prasad   Jul-29-2016

One of my most fav kofta dishes :)

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