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Pumpkin(kaddu)kofta curry

Swati Goyal
25 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Pumpkin(kaddu)kofta curry RECIPE

When we talk about koftas people generally think about paneer,potato or bottle gourd but today i have tried making red pumpkin koftas.Most of the people generally don't like pumpkin but if you cook it in this way everyone loves it.So lets begin:

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • North Indian
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Yellow pumpkin-500grams
  2. Grated paneer-100grams
  3. Boiled&grated potatoes-2
  4. Gram flour-4tbsp
  5. salt to taste
  6. Black pepper powder-1/2tsp
  7. oil for deep frying
  8. For gravy:
  9. Grated onion-2
  10. Roughly chopped tomato-4
  11. Beaten curd-3tbsp
  12. cashew almond paste-4tbsp
  13. salt to taste
  14. ginger paste-1/2tsp
  15. Green chilly paste-1/2tsp
  16. Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
  17. coriander powder-1tsp
  18. Turmeric-1tsp
  19. Sugar-1tsp
  20. Milk-100ml
  21. Oil-2tbsp
  22. water as per requirement
  23. Freshly chopped coriander


  1. Wash pumpkin under running water and deseed it.Gently peel off the skin with the help of sharp knife.Grate it in a bowl.
  2. Heat a non stick pan and add grated pumpkin to it.Stir continuously and cook on medium low flame till all the moisture evaporates.
  3. Transfer in a bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes to cool down completely.
  4. Take another bowl and add grated paneer,grated potato and gram flour to it.Mix thoroughly.Add salt,black pepper and grated pumpkin to it.Mix well.
  5. Grease your palms with water and take a big lemon size portion from the mixture.Roll gently with the help of your both palms and shape it into a crack free kofta.Prepare other koftas like this only.
  6. Heat oil in a wok.Fry koftad in a mediym hot oil till golden in colour.Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  7. For gravy,heat 2tbsp of oil in a woj.Add grated onions to it.Stir continuously and cook on medium flame till onions get dark brown in colour.
  8. Meanwhile grind tomatoes in a mixer jar and transfer in a bowl.
  9. When onions get dark brown in colour add tomato puree,ginger paste and green chilly paste to it.Mix well.
  10. Add beaten curd,sugar and all spices.Stir quickly.Cook on medium flame till all the fat separates.
  11. Add cashew almond paste and stir quickly to avoid lumps.
  12. Add milk and check the consistency of gravy.If required add water to it.
  13. While serving,arrange koftas in a bowl and pour gravy on it.Garnish with fresh coriander and serve!!

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