Kofta is a famous North-Indian Veg Gravy that is served in all hotels. We can make different varieties of Koftas. I love to make cabbage and mixed vegetable Koftas often as a gravy for chapati/Roti.

Vegetable Kofta Gravy
Vegetable Kofta Gravy

Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins


For Kofta:

Gram Flour3/4 Cup 
Chopped Cabbage1 Cup
Shredded Ginger1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder1/4 teaspoon
OilFor Frying
Corainder Powder1/2 teaspoon
Coriander LeavesFew
Peas1/4 Cup
SaltTo Taste

For Gravy:

Grated Ginger1 teaspoon
Hing1/4 teaspoon
Green Chilli
Curd2 tablespoon
Cumin Seeds1 teaspoon
Oil2 teaspoon
Corainder Powder1 tablespoon
Gram Flour1 tablespoon
SaltTo Taste
Turmeric1/4 teaspoon

Method for Koftas:
  1. Finely chop the vegetables and half cook them. Boil the potatoes and peel the skin and smash it and keep it aside

  2. Add gram flour, coriander powder, salt, red chilli powder and coriander leaves with the vegetables

  3. Mix all the kofta ingredients. Prepare this just before frying else it would be watery. 

  4. Heat oil in a pan, when the oil is hot enough, make small balls out of the dumpling mixture and gently drop it into the pan

  5. Fry the kofta dumplings in medium flame till it is fried completely. Make sure the koftas are not burnt.

  6. Gently take the fried kofta dumplings out of the oil and place it in a bowl having tissue paper to dry the excess oil. Repeat the step for fry the remaining dumplings

Method for Gravy:
  1. Grind the tomatoes, green chilli and ginger to a nice paste in a mixer. Heat a pan, add oil and when the oil is hot, add cumin seeds. When the cumin seeds starts to sputter add gram flour and fry for a minute

  2. Add the blended tomato puree and mix well. 

  3. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix well. Keep in flame till the puree has reduced to half

  4. Add curd to the mixture and mix well and add 1.5 cups of water and keep in low flame for 10 minutes

  5. Now, add the fried koftas and allow the mixture to boil for another 5 more minutes

  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve yummy vegetable kofta gravy with chapati/Roti
Vegetable Kofta Gravy
Vegetable Kofta Gravy

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  1. How much gramflour is to be added for kofta?It is not given

  2. Hello Madam,
    I'm a new visitor to ur site... I really like it... This one looks very yummy... Especially the Event Receipes...
    Thanks for your receipes....