How to make Kofta Curry -

Stuffed koftas served with a spinach based gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : potatoes (आलू), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kofta Curry

Kofta Curry Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kofta Curry Recipe

  • potatoes boiled and mashed 3-4 medium

  • Onion

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Garlic chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Tomato deseeded & chopped 1 medium

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Red chillies crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespo to shallow fry

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onions grated 3 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Spinach blanched and pureed 3 bunches

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Take mashed potatoes in a bowl, add salt, half the chopped coriander leaves, half the chopped green chillies, cornstarch and mix well. Make eight equal sized balls and keep aside. For stuffing mix grated cheese, chopped tomato, salt and crushed red chillies.

Step 2

Make eight equal sized balls. Stuff the cheese mixture into the potato balls and roll to seal the stuffing. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the koftas till golden. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds, grated onions, chopped garlic and sauté till it starts to change the colour. Add ginger-garlic paste, remaining chopped green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder and sauté.

Step 4

Add a little water and cook for two to three minutes. Add spinach puree, lemon juice and mix well. Add cream and simmer for a couple of minutes. Slice the koftas into two.

Step 5

To serve pour gravy in a plate and place the koftas over it. Garnish with the remaining chopped coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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