Jain lauki koftas curry

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
30 min
Very Easy
A recipe that is not complicated and delicious.


Number of serving: 4

1) For Koftas:

1cup Grated Bottlegroud pieces

4 tablespoon Besan flour

1/2 teaspoon Ginger paste

1/2 teaspoon Red chilly powder

1/2 teaspoon Garam masala

2) For the Gravy:

1+1/2cups Fresh Tomato puree

- Leftover Bottlegourd juice

3/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds

1 teaspoon Ginger paste

1 teaspoon Red chilly powder

1 teaspoon Coriander powder

1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder

1 teaspoon Garam masala powder

8 nos Cashew nuts

1/2 cup Yoghurt

2 tablespoons Coriander leaves (chopped)


  • 1) Mix both grated bottlegourd pieces and salt , keep aside. Grated bottlegourd pieces may leave some water,meanwhile preheat the over to 350 degrees F.
  • Strain the water (keep the bottlegourd water aside, can use while making gravy) and add all the ingredients to the bottle gourd pieces and make small balls.
  • Bake for 20-25minutes in a baking sheet until its turns golden brown.
  • 2) Heat oil and cumin seeds, let them splutter, add the ginger paste and fry for few minutes, meanwhile grind finely the cashew nuts with yoghurt as paste.
  • Immediately add the tomato puree, bottlegourd juice, red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and bring them to boil.
  • Keep the flame in simmer and cook for few minutes, add gradually the cashew-yoghurt paste cook until the oil get separates.
  • Finally add the oven baked lauki koftas to the simmering gravy.Cook for 2 minutes and add finally the chopped coriander leaves and put off the stove.


Jain Lauki Koftas Curry, photo 1Jain Lauki Koftas Curry, photo 2


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