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Lauki Kofta Recipe लौकी के कोफ़्ते

Lauki may not be everyone's favorite vegetable, but Lauki ke kofte can sure change that perception! Try my recipe for an absolutely delicious Lauki kofta and let me know how you like it :)

50-55 minutes
Lauki Kofta Recipe  लौकी के कोफ़्ते Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For  Making kofta

2oo gms Bottle Gourd, grated, Squeezee, लौकी

Salt To Taste , नमक

¼ tsp Asafetida, हींग

¼ tsp Turmeric Powder, हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Ginger Garlic paste, अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

2 Green Chilli , chopped ,  हरी मिर्च

2 tbsp Coriander Leaves , chopped, धनिया पत्ती

2 tbsp Moong Dal, Soaked, मूंग दाल

2 tbsp Curd, thick , दही

¼ cup Gram Flour, बेसन

1 tsp Soda, सोडा

1 tbsp Oil , तेल

Oil For Shallow Fry,  तेल


For Gravy

2 tbsp Ghee , घी

½ tsp Cumin Seeds, जीरा

5-6 Garlic, Chopped , लहसुन

1 inch Ginger, Chopped , अदरक

2 Green Chilli, Chopped , हरी मिर्च

2 Medium Onion, Sliced ,प्याज

½ tsp Asafetida, हींग

1 tsp Coriander Powder, धनिया पाउडर

1 tsp Turmeric Powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 tsp Red Chilli Powder, लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 Tomato, Chopped , टमाटर

⅓ cup Curd , दही

½ tsp Red Chilli Powder , लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 tsp Coriander Powder , धनिया पाउडर

Salt To Taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

½ tsp Sugar , चीनी

1 tbsp Coriander leaves , धनिया पत्ती



Making lauki kofta

  • Peel the lauki /bottle gourd. Grate it.
  • Squeeze the grated lauki and collect the juice in a bowl or mug. Keep the juice aside for later use.
  • Mix all the ingredients for making the koftas with the grated lauki except oil.
  • Make small round shaped balls or patties.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Shallow Fry the lauki kofta in the oil, till they are golden brown on all sides.
  • Drain the fried kofta on kitchen towel so that the extra oil is absorbed.

Making lauki kofta gravy

  • In a kadai, heat ghee add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add garlic, ginger, green chilli and saute well.
  • Add onion and saute till translucent. Add asafetida, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder mix well.
  • Add tomato and cook till it gets soft and start leaving oil from the edged.
  • In a bowl, add curd, red chilli powder, coriander powder mix well.
  • Transfer this mixture into the kadai and mix well.
  • Add the lauki juice, sugar and about 1 cup of water.
  • Stir and simmer for 10-12 minutes on low flame. Lastly, add the koftas.
  • Switch off the flame, cover and let them be in the curry for a few minutes so that koftas will absorb all the flavours from the curry.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve lauki kofta hot with rotis, naan or jeera rice.



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