aloo kofta curry

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Aloo Kofta Curry Recipe with step by step pictures

What is Aloo Kofta Curry?

Aloo kofta is a soft and flavoury deep fried dumpling in a smooth onion tomato based gravy with the flavours of ginger, garlic, Kasturi methi. Potato kofta curry is a good option when you want to indulge in some kofta curries and which are spicy and not sweet. Aloo kofta curry can be served with simple tawa chapati or parathas. It can be prepared on weekends or even for party main course. Do try this recipe as it is a

  • party main course recipe
  • recipe using potatoes

Let’s talk about the Ingredients for Aloo Kofta Curry

Aloo kofta curry has 2 elements- kofta and curry!

The kofta calls for boiled potatoes and some spices. To add some crispiness rice flour has been added. No paneer is added, making aloo kofta an easy preparation.

Curry includes onions and tomatoes. It has the hint of garlic, ginger, Kasturi methi. It has the richness of cashews.aloo kofta curry

Ingredients for Aloo Kofta curry

For Kofta

  • 4 medium sized boiled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp rice flour or as much required
  • a handful of finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp Kasturi methi
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

For Gravy

  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 medium size tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp cashew (Kaju)
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • handful chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp dry fenugreek leaves (Kasuri methi)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste

 How to make Aloo Kofta Curry


  1. In a mixing bowl add 4 boiled and grated potatoes, a handful of chopped coriander leaves, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 tbsp rice flour and 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves and mix well all the IngredientsAloo Kofta Curry
  2. Make balls of the potato stuffing and roll them in dry rice flourAloo Kofta Curry
  3. Heat oil for frying kofta in a pan, add kofta one by one and fry on low medium flame Aloo Kofta Curry
  4. Cook till koftas are golden brownAloo Kofta Curry
  5. Place all kofta in a plate and keep asideAloo Kofta Curry
  6. Boil water in a pan Aloo Kofta Curry
  7. Add chopped 1 large onion, 3 medium-sized tomatoes and add 4 tbsp cashew (Kaju)Aloo Kofta Curry
  8. Cook till onion and tomatoes become soft Aloo Kofta Curry
  9. Let the mixture cool then add to a grinder jarAloo Kofta Curry
  10. Make a smooth paste Aloo Kofta Curry
  11. Heat 2-3 tbsp oil and add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp dry fenugreek leaves and 1 and 1/2 tsp red chili powder, stir and sauteAloo Kofta Curry
  12. Add chopped coriander leavesAloo Kofta Curry
  13. Add the paste of onion and tomatoes Aloo Kofta Curry
  14. Stir and saute till oil release from the sidesAloo Kofta Curry
  15. Add 2 tbsp butter and mix very wellAloo Kofta Curry
  16. Now add 1 tsp ginger paste, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp garam masala powderAloo Kofta Curry
  17. Add water as required, stir and cook for 5-6 minutesAloo Kofta Curry
  18. Add salt to taste and simmer for 2 minutesAloo Kofta Curry
  19. Bon Appetit Serve aloo kofta in the serving bowl and pour curry on it. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with hot chapatis.aloo kofta curry


  • You can use cornflour instead of rice flour
  • you can add garlic in the gravy
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