Beetroot Kofta

Deep fried beetroot, carrot and potato koftas cooked in onion tomato masala.

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Main Ingredients Beetroot, Carrot
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Beetroot Kofta

  • 2 medium Beetroot grated
  • 1 large Carrot grated
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 medium Potato boiled and mashed
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • 5 cloves Garlic chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespo Oil
  • 1/2 cup Onion paste
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli-garlic paste
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 teaspoons Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 small bunch coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh cream


  1. In a bowl mix together beetroot, carrot, gram flour, potato, green chilli, garlic and salt. Make a soft dough and divide into equal portions.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the koftas till golden and crisp. Drain and remove on absorbent paper. Set aside. Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add the onion paste, green chilli ginger garlic paste. Saute for two minutes on medium heat. Add the tomato puree and mix well. Continue cooking for five minutes.
  3. Add the garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix well. Add little water if needed. Add the coriander and fresh cream .Allow the mixture to boil and serve hot with the kofta pieces.