How to make Nawabi Kofta Curry -

Corn and potato kofta curry – fit for the nawabs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Nawabi Kofta Curry checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Kalimirch-SK Khazana Vegetable Jhalfraizee Quinoa Upma with Mushrooms Lal Maath ki Sabzi

Nawabi Kofta Curry

Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled peeled and mashed 2 medium

  • Yogurt 6 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 3/4 teaspoon

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 3 tablespoons

  • Corn kernels boiled 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 2-3

  • Cooked rice 2 cups

  • A few thin strips of green capsicum

  • A few thin strips of red capsicum


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan, add ½ tsp cumin seeds and onion and saute till soft. Add 2 tbsps gram flour and continue to saute till raw smells disappear. Put this mixture into a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Add mashed potatoes, corn kernels, green chillies and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Heat 2 tbsps oil in the pan. Grease your palms, take some mixture and wrap it around a satay stick. Similarly prepare more such koftas. Place them in the pan and cook, rotating the satay sticks for even cooking.

Step 4

Mix yogurt, 1 tbsp gram flour, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder and salt in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste and 1 cup water and whisk till smooth.

Step 5

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a deep pan, add ¼ tsp cumin seeds, ½ tsp mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add broken red chillies and yogurt-gram flour mixture and mix.

Step 6

When the koftas are golden all around, gently remove the satay sticks.

Step 7

Sprinkle a little water over rice in a bowl and heat in a microwave oven.

Step 8

Chop a few fresh coriander sprigs and add to the kadhi and cook, stirring till it thickens.

Step 9

When the rice is well heated, transfer it into a serving dish. Place the koftas over it. Pour the kadhi over and serve hot garnished with green and red capsicum strips.

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