How to make Egg Koftas -

Boiled eggs dipped in gram flour batter, deep fried and served with onion-tomato gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Mrs.jyotsna solanki.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Egg

You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Persian Omelette Egg Nargisi Kofta Sizzling Chilli Beancurd Quick Egg Curry

Egg Koftas

Egg Koftas Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Egg Koftas Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) For koftas 1 cup

  • Eggs boiled cut into 4 piece 4

  • Potato boiled and mashed 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Potato boiled and mashed 1 medium

  • Oil to deep fry

  • For gravy

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic 2-3 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoon


Step 1

To make the koftas; take the gram flour in a bowl. Add salt and potato and mix well using sufficient water to make batter.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a deep non-stick pan. Dip the egg pieces in the batter and deep fry until golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 3

To make the gravy; grind together the onion, garlic and ginger into a smooth paste.Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add the ground paste and saute until light brown.

Step 4

Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 5

Add koftas and one cup of water. Mix gently and cook for two minutes. Add coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

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