Kamal Kakdi Ke Kofte

Kamal Kakdi Ke Kofte – कमल ककड़ी के कोफ्ते; round ball made by kamal kakdi (lotus root) mix with cottage cheese and spices, deep fry and cook in onion-tomato-spices gravy. Kamal kakdi ke kofte usually served with jeera rice of naan/roti.

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Kamal Kakdi Ke Kofte

Recipe by VipashaCourse: Dinner, Lunch, MainCuisine: Indian


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This Kamal Kakdi Ke Kofte is a lotus root fried dumplings dipped into Indian spices gravy. Can have as a main dish with roti or rice.



  • Grate cottage cheese (पनीर) and potato (आलू). Chop 2 piece ginger (अदरक), green chillies (हरी मिर्च), onion (प्याज), tomato (टमाटर) and coriander leaves (हरा धनिया). Make paste of 1 piece ginger (अदरक) and garlic (लहसुन). Keep aside.
  • Peel, boil and mesh lotus root (कमल ककड़ी).
  • Now, add grated cottage cheese (पनीर), potato (आलू), half of chopped ginger (अदरक), half of the green chillies (हरी मिर्च), 2 tsp. coriander (धनिया) powder, 1 tsp. red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder and salt as per taste on meshed lotus root (कमल ककड़ी). Mix them and make small same size balls.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry these balls till golden brown. Drain oil from these balls and place on a plate having paper towel on it to remove excess oil from fried balls. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan and add cumin (जीरा) seeds. Sauté till start crackling and add chopped onion (प्याज); sauté till translucent.
  • Now add ginger-garlic (अदरक -लहसुन) paste; sauté till raw aroma of garlic (लहसुन) goes away.
  • After that add red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder, turmeric (हल्दी) powder and remaining coriander (धनिया) powder and salt as per taste. Mix well.
  • Now add remaining chopped ginger (अदरक) and green chillies (हरी मिर्च). Mix well.
  • Add tomato (टमाटर) and sauté till oil separates from the gravy.
  • After that add curd; mix well. If require add some water to make semi thick curry. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • At the end add fried koftas and cook further for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves (हरा धनिया) and serve hot.

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