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Kamal Kakdi Ke Kofte/Lotas Stem Kofta Curry

4.20 from 5 votes

spicy lotus stem kofta curry.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • 1/2 kg lotus stem
  • 2 tbsp onion paste
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp gram flour or as required
  • oil for frying and for gravy
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam amsala powder
  • 1 tsp+ salt to taste
  • 2 no green cardamom
  • 1 stick cinnemon
  • coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/4 tsp heeng
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree


  • Peel, wash and boil the lotus stem. Cool and grate the lotus stems, Now make a smooth mixture in blender with 1/2 tsp salt,and 1 tsp oil.
  • Dry roast the gram flour, Take a large bowl mix lotus stem, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp ginger, garlic paste and gram flour, Make kofta balls. Heat the oil and fry the balls till golden on slow flame
  • Dish out the koftas and add remaining oil in pan pop the cumin, Saute the ginger,garlic, fry the onion paste. Add dry spices stir and cook, after 2 minutes add tomato puree and cook the masala till oil separates.
  • Add water bring a boil, Turn the heat sim now add koftas, cover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes, Switch the gas. Add garam masala garnish with coriander serve hot with chapati,or steamed rice.

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Hem Lata Srivastava
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