Cabbage Kofta Curry
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Feb 17, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Cabbage Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Cabbage Kofta curry is a fine mughlai dish with less fat combined with cabbage and channa dal made in spiced yoghurt saucy gravy.

Recipe of Cabbage Kofta Curry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cabbage 1/2 Numbers
Chana Daal Boiled 3 Teaspoons
Green Chilli Finely Chopped 1 Numbers
Besan For Binding 1/2 Teaspoons
Onion Chopped 1
Shahi Jeera 1/2
Ginger Garlic Paste tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 Teaspoons
Coriander Powder 1 1/2 Tablespoons
Cumin Power 1 Teaspoons
Cashew Powder 2 Tablespoons
Yoghurt Beated 1/2 to 3/4 Cup
Dry Mint Powder 1 Teaspoons


  1. Boil some water in a pan, then add the finely chopped cabbage. Boil the chana daal till its 70% done. Add the chana daal to the steaming cabbage, cover and cook till the cabbage is soft and cooked completely and also the daal. cooking cabbage properly is necessary so that the koftas don't break while frying.
  2. When they are well done put them on a muslin cloth and squeeze out all the water from it. Reserve the water don't throw. Now take the cabbage and chana daal to it add a pinch of shahi jeera, red chilli powder, chopped green chilli, salt, little besan and mix everything so that you can make small balls of it ready to fry.
  3. Heat the oil on slow flame, avoid heating oil too hot. Drop them in oil and fry them on slow heat till they get golden brown, remove them and set aside.
Heat some oil in the pan, add shahi jeera and then onion, little salt and cook the onions till they are
slightly brown. Then add the turmeric and ginger garlic paste, when g-g paste is cooked add the
reserved water to it. Then add the red chilli pwdr, corriander pwdr and cumin powder and mix
well and then add the beated yogurt to it and bring it to nice boil till gravy is cooked.
Gravy is done when the froth coming disappears completely. When it come to boil and thickens
little add the powdered cashew-nuts which will further thicken the gravy to a nice consistency.
Then add the dried mint powder and let it cook and thicken. Add the koftas and garnish with
green coriander.
Posted Feb 17, 2008

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Dec 8, 2013
May I know what is shahi jeera n besan?

sakina Apr 18, 2011
Thanks chef ......

Bhargavi Feb 4, 2010
The way u explain the preparation is really amazing.

Am gonna try and let u know the comments..

But u are doing an Awesome job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anjana Sep 21, 2009
Hi i saw the cabbage kofta video and the pakoras came out fine...however after adding the yogurt the water and yogurt seperated out....why is it happening so...what should i do?

yummy Sep 17, 2009
awesome recipe. will visit this website more frequently for recipes.

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