Cabbage Kofta Curry | Side dish for Roti/ Chapathi (Indian Flat Bread)

cabbage kofta curry

Cabbage kofta balls curry with step by step pictures.

Kofta is nothing but fried pakora balls. One can make these deep fried balls with any vegetable. Just mix the grated or finely chopped vegetable with spices ,flours  and deep fried them .You can serve it as such for tea time snack.Lets us see how to make this

Preparation time: 15mins
Cooking time: under 30 mins
Recipe type: side dish for roti
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Serves-2 to 3
Author: Babitha


For Kofta:

  • Shredded cabbage-1 cup
  • Gram flour/kadalai mavoo-1\2 cup
  • Red chilly powder-1 tsp(adjust)
  • Jeera or ajwam seeds-1\2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • oil- to deep fry them

For gravy:

  • Onion-1 big
  • Ginger-1\2 inch piece
  • Garlic pods-5
  • Tomato-1 big(make puree)
  • Red chilly powder-1 tsp
  • coriander powder-3\4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • Garam masala-1\2 tsp
  • Fresh cream-1 tbsp(optional)(i used milk)
  • Oil-3 tsp
  • saunf-1\2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves- garnish 


1.In  a mixing bowl add  except oil everything  listed under "kofta" and mix.Slowly add water and a dough.

2.Heat oil in a pan ,make small balls of the dough and deep fry them.Now your kofta/pakora is ready.

3.Grind onion,garlic and ginger to a paste.Make a puree with tomato and keep ready.

4.Heat oil a pan add saunf and the onion mix and saute till raw smell goes.Then add tomato puree and saute for a while followed by all dried powders and salt.

5.Add some water and cook till oil seperates.Lastly add cream/milk and wait for a minute & switch off.

While serving add in fried kofta in to the gravy garnish with coriander and serve.


1.Can serve the pakora/kofta as such for tea time snacks.

2.Since i fried the kofta more so it looks dark brown.


  1. that is so nice of you to try my recipe. Thanks for you love:)
    The cabbage curry looks lip smacking and amazing:)
    Thanks for linking

  2. Cabbage curry looks delicious........ Looks tempting!!

  3. Tasty curry i need nothing more than this. Perfect lip smacking curry.

  4. Kofta curry with cabbage looks very delicious.

  5. Cabbage kofta;) never thought about it.. Yummy

  6. Lovely koftas. Thanks for the recipe :)


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