Lauki kofta | Made in appe pan
Servings Prep Time
4people 45minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 45minutes
Cook Time
For the Kofta’s
  1. To make the koftas, pressure cook the koftas with a little salt and cool it
  2. Remove excess water from the cooled lauki, add besan, some jeera powder and a little turmeric & red chill powder to it
  3. Mix them / bind them well and form small round balls which would fit inside the appe pan
  4. Heat the appe pan, with very little oil in each of the cavity of appe pan
  5. Place the lauki balls in each cavity and slowly cook on all sides till the sides get a nice golden colour
For the Gravy
  1. Heat oil in a kadia and add onions to it and saute till they get a translucent
  2. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes are nice and soft
  4. Add salt, all the masala powders, cashew and mix well.
  5. Grind the above mixture into a smooth paste and cook again
  6. Taste for salt and chilli powder and simmer for a couple of minutes with lid closed
  7. add the koftas and gently spoon over the gravy
  8. Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves and a little cream.
  9. Serve hot with rotis or rice