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

This recipe is contributed by Member Mrs.jyotsna solanki.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan), Eggs

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course_Egg

Egg Koftas

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.    

Egg Koftas Recipe - how to make Egg Koftas


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Gram flour (besan) For koftas1 cup

  • Eggs boiled cut into 4 piece4

  • Potato boiled and mashed1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Potato boiled and mashed1 medium

  • Oil to deep fry

  • For gravy

  • Onion chopped1 medium

  • Garlic 2-3 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Tomato chopped1 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 chopped3 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.