Vegan Kofta Curry Recipe

Vegan kofta curry recipe is a delightful accompaniment to Roti or Rice. This is a simple and quick recipe with an end result that does not look like an effortless recipe.

Madhuli Ajay
Vegan Kofta Curry Recipe
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Vegan kofta curry recipe is a delightful accompaniment to Roti or Rice. This is a simple and quick recipe with an end result that does not look like effortless recipe. Vegan koftas are made using vegetables and tofu and served in a spicy onion-tomato-cashew nut gravy. This is a great way to use leftover vegetables or to sneak in unpopular vegetables. You can deep fry, air fry or shallow fry (in appe patra/aebleskiver pan/paniyaram pan) the Koftas. Serve Vegan kofta curry with Tandoori Roti or Naan for a restaurant style meal at home.

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Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

75 M


5 Servings


    For The Koftas
  • 1/4 cup Carrot (Gajjar) , grated
  • 1/4 cup Green zucchini , grated
  • 1/4 cup Cabbage (Patta Gobi/ Muttaikose) , grated
  • 1/4 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , grated
  • 1/4 cup Beetroot , grated
  • 1/4 cup Tofu , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chilli Paste
  • 2 tablespoon Multigrain flour , or besan
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoon Rice flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder) , optional
  • Salt , to taste
  • Sunflower Oil , for frying (as required)
  • For the gravy
  • 2 Onions , roughly chopped
  • 4 Tomatoes , blanched, skin removed and roughly chopped
  • 8 Cashew nuts , soaked in warm water for 30 minutes
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish (as required)

How to make Vegan Kofta Curry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Vegan Kofta curry recipe, first add all the ingredients under ‘For the koftas’ except oil in a mixing bowl.

  2. Mix and make lime sized balls of the mixture (adjust the amount of besan if required, so that the mixture is easy to handle)

  3. Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the koftas till golden brown.

  4. Take out with a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper. Alternatively, shallow fry in appe patra/paniyaram pan with a drizzle of oil till it is evenly browned, flipping once in between.

  5. To make the gravy- Blend the onion, tomato, cashew nuts separately in a Blender to a fine paste

  6. Heat oil in a Kadai. Add the cumin seeds. Once they sizzle add the onion and ginger garlic paste.

  7. Fry, stirring continuously till the paste turns brown.

  8. Add the tomato paste and cook till the water evaporates and you can see the oil oozing out.

  9. Add garam masala, red chilli powder and mix. Saute for a few seconds.

  10. Add the cashew paste, sugar and salt.

  11. Mix and add enough water to get the desired consistency

  12. Boil the gravy for a couple of minutes.

  13. To serve, pour the gravy in a serving bowl. Place the koftas in it and garnish Vegan Kofta curry recipe with fresh coriander leaves.

  14. Serve Vegan Kofta curry recipe with Tandoori Roti or Naan for dinner.

Last Modified On Sunday, 22 December 2019 05:30
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