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Aloo kofta Curry is a soft ,mouth melting and flavourful deep fried dumpling which has all the flavours of ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes. It is prepared in creamy gravy ,Its a delicious North Indian recipe which can be served as main course dish.


4 Servings
  • 2
    Onions (Big)
  • 2
    Tomatoes (Big)
  • 4
    big size Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1tbsp
    ginger garlic paste
  • 1tsp
    Red chilli powder
  • 1tbsp
    Coriander Powder
  • 1tsp
    Turmeric Powder
  • 1tsp
    Garam Masala Powder
  • 1cup
    Fresh Cream/ Malai
  • 3tbsp
  • 3tbsp
    Cornflour Powder
  • 1 1/2cup
    oil to fry dumplings
  • 1 1/2cup
  • 1tbsp
    Salt or to taste
  • 2piece
    green chillies cut into small pieces
  • 1tsp
    black pepper powder
  • 1/2in
    ginger grated
  • 1tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 1tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Boil and mash the Potatoes now add grated ginger,green chillies,Salt, ( 1/2 tsp),gram flour, corn flour powder.Mix it together and make small shape koftas. Put it aside

  2. Now cut Onions, tomatoes grind them in a smooth paste

  3. In a Kadai heat oil and fry the dumplings on low to medium heat till golden brown in colour ,keep stirring at intervals

  4. After the koftas are done take out excess oil from the Kadai leaving only 2 tbl sp oil now add Asafoetida, cumin seeds to the oil let it splutter

  5. Add ginger garlic paste cook for 1 minute now pour the onion tomato paste ,mix it well ,after 2 minutes add red chilli powder,coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt to the mixture keep stirring

  6. Let the gravy thicken till the oil oozes out ,keep the flame on medium heat so that the gravy is not burnt

  7. After 3-4 minutes add water to the paste and put the lid and let it simmer for 2-3 minute ,now add the kofta to the gravy and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

  8. At this stage gravy should be thick enough now add cream / Malai to it and cook for 2 minutes more , add garam Masala

  9. Take out in a serving bowl and granish with fresh coriander leaves.

Tips & Tricks

  1. In order to make kofta soft make sure the Kadai is properly hot before frying ,simply check by putting small ball of potato to the heated oil if it comes up immediately the oil is properly heated.

  2. Don't over heat the kofta after adding cream as it might release it's own oil into the dish.

  3. Water and salt can be adjusted according to own preference

  4. If required always add hot water to the dish so that the taste is maintained.

  5. Serving will depend on quantity of dish served

Vidhi Sahni
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Vidhi Sahni


Hello friends I am Vidhi, Always inquisitive about new things I started to explore new dishes to make in my own style as my beloved father loved food... Read More