Saturday, April 28, 2012

Gobhi ke kofte (Cabbage balls)

Cabbage is a green leafy vegetable,good source of vitamin c and fiber.You can also say diet food because of low calories.Kofta is a spicy non-veg dish,originally made of minced meat rolled into a small ball.But Gobhi kofta is the vegetarian alternative to meatballs.Here is my favorite cabbage recipe.....Gobhi ke kofte.

For kofte(ball) 
  • 250 gm grated cabbage
  • 4 tablespoon gram flour 
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed
  • 1teaspoon mango powder
  • 2 chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • Oil for frying
  • salt to taste
For gravy
  • 6 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 4 tablespoon fried onion
  • 4 tablespoon oil
  • salt to taste
How to prepare:
For kofte(ball)
  1. Mix all kofta ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Shape into small balls.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  4. Deep fry
  5.  each ball until browned.
  6. Drain balls on a paper towel.
For gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste,stir for 2 mints.
  3. Add all gravy ingredients,stir it.
  4. Put the lid on and let it cook for 10 mints over medium heat
  5. After that add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.
  6. Simmer it for another 10 mints.
  7. Place fried cabbage balls in a bowl and pour gravy.
  8. Serve with zeera rice(cumin rice) or plane rice.
You can eat your kofta without gravy or with gravy.


  1. Lovely and yummy

  2. This looks delicious! I have not yet made kofte with cabbage but it is bookmarked now!