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Cabbage Kofta Curry Recipe - Your Food Fantasy

Cabbage Kofta Curry

One of the best gluten free cabbage kofta curry, pair with rice or bread and tastes delicious
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 Portions
Calories 299 kcal


For Kofta

  • 500 Grams Green Cabbage Grated
  • 1/2 Cup Gram flour / Besan
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Green chilli Finely Chopped
  • Oil For Deep Frying

For Gravy

  • 1 Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Fenugreek Leaves / Kasuri Methi
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Tomatoes Finely Chopped
  • 1-2 Bayleaves
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoon Yogurt
  • 1/3 Teasspoon Asafoetida


  • In a mixing bowl, take everything listed under kofta ingredients and mix well. Use 1-2 tablespoon of water to make thick batter (see pic). Take 2 tablespoon batter and form ball like shape of it. Make all the balls similarly.
    Kofta Mixture to make Cabbage Kofta - Your Food Fantasy
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadhai and fry the kofta balls on medium heat till they are golden brown. Take them out and keep aside.
    Deep frying Kofta to make Cabbage Kofta Curry - Your Food Fantasy
  • In another pan, take oil and once it’s warm add asafoetida, cumin seeds, bay leaves and black Cardamom. Once they splutter add onion and sauté till they are pinkish brown.
  • Add all the spices and roast them for a minute. Now, add tomatoes and fry the masala till the mixture start leaving oil. Add yogurt and mix well. Add 1.5 cup of water and let it boil for 7-8 minutes.
  • Now add the koftas and let it cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle kasuri Methi and then switch off the heat. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
    Cabbage Kofta - YourFoodFantasy.com


  1. Grate the cabbage just before when you to make your curry, else grated cabbage will leave water.
  2. You can use purple cabbage too for this recipe.
  3. You can shallow fry or air fry koftas.
  4. You can add cream instead of yogurt in this recipe. (For Vegan version, use almond milk).


Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Kofta Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 0.4mg0%
Sodium 431mg19%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 8g16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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