How to make Potato Makhni Kofte -

Potato kofte stuffed with bhuna masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Bread crumbs (ब्रेड क्रम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Potato Makhni Kofte checkout Tahini Mashed Potatoes, Batata Matki Ussal, Aloo Anardana, Benarasi Dum Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Crepes Florentine Mixed Vegetable Curry Corn Methi Malai Chilli Garlic Okra

Potato Makhni Kofte

Potato Makhni Kofte 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Makhni Kofte Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled peeled and grated 3 large

  • Bread crumbs 2 tbsps + for coating

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mace (javitri) powder a pinch

  • Green chillies finely cho

  • Cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • Bhuna masala 65 grams

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • For garnishing

  • Lemon wedge 1

  • Thin strips of red capsicum

  • Thin strips of green capsicum


Step 1

Mix together potatoes, green cardamom powder, mace powder, green chillies, cornflour, 2 tbsps fresh breadcrumbs, salt and red chilli powder in a bowl.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Place bhuna masala in a bowl.

Step 4

Divide the potato mixture into equal portions and shape each of them into a katori. Stuff them with a little bhuna masala. Gather the edges together and seal and shape into a round kofta.

Step 5

Coat the koftas with breadcrumbs and deep fry the in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Place a lemon wedge, thin strips of red and green capsicums on a serving plate. Place the koftas on the plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.