Pumpkin Kofta Curry Recipe

Pumpkin Kofta Curry is a delicious Indian dish made with soft and flavorful pumpkin koftas cooked in a rich and creamy tomato-based gravy. The koftas are made with a mixture of grated pumpkin, besan (gram flour), and spices, which are then deep-fried until golden brown. The koftas are then simmered in a luscious curry made with tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, and aromatic spices. This dish is perfect to serve with rice or roti for a satisfying and comforting meal.

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Ingredients for Pumpkin Kofta Curry Recipe

  • as per your need For Koftas
  • 1/2 cup Grated Pumpkin
  • 0.13 cup Besan
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying
  • as required For Curry
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • As required Water As Required
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Pumpkin Kofta Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix grated pumpkin, besan, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Shape the mixture into small balls and deep fry until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, onions, ginger, and garlic. Cook until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 5.Add water and let the gravy simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried koftas to the gravy and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to squeeze out any excess water from the grated pumpkin before mixing it with the other ingredients.
  • To make the koftas more flavorful, you can add some grated paneer or cheese to the mixture.
  • For a healthier version, you can bake the koftas instead of deep frying them.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover pumpkin kofta curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the pumpkin kofta curry with steamed rice, jeera rice, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
188
calories per serving
6 g Fat6 g Protein27 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    84mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1680mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    102mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    78mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    92mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    126mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp