Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Cheese Stuffed Broccoli Kofta/Balls

by Neetu

I have made koftas with many other veggies but not with broccoli so it was quiet exciting for me to try this one….. and it came out really gud… yes it’s a rich dish so make it for your special occasions…

This quantity will serve 2-3 ppl…



For Koftas:-
Broccoli: 1 Small
Potato: 1 Medium Boiled
Black Pepper Powder: to taste
Salt: to taste
Garam Masala: 1/4 tsp
Aamchur Powder: 1/4 tsp
Cheese Slice/cube: 1
Cornflour: 1 Tbsp
Baking Powder: 1 Big Pinch
oil : to fry
For Gravy-
Onion: 2 Medium
Ginger: 1/2 Inch
Oil: 2-3 Tbsp
Cumin Seeds: 1/2 Tsp
Asafetida: a pinch
Cashews: 10-12
Curd: 3 Tbsp
Kasoori Methi: 1 Tbsp
Garam Masala: 1/2 Tsp
Amchur Powder: 1/4 Tsp
Salt: to taste
Red Chilly Powder: to taste
Milk: 1/2 Cup
Water: 1 Cup



For Koftas:

  • Grate broccoli  finely along with the tender stems.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add broccoli and cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Mash boiled potatoes and broccoli together.
  • Add rest of the ingredients under koftas and mix well, check seasoning and adjust if required.
  • Make balls/koftas with this mixture, stuffing cheese in between.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the koftas

For Gravy:-.

  • Grind onion & ginger to make  a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Grind cashews  and curd to make a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds when it crackles add asafetida and onion paste.
  • Cook this till oil separates then remove from fire and add cashews paste.
  • Cook this till nicely thick.
  • Add spices, kasoori methi and cook for 2 mins more.
  • Remove from fire again and add milk & water.
  • Bring back to fire and cook till the gravy has nice & smooth consistency.

For Serving:-

  • At the time of serving arrange koftas in serving bowl pour hot gravy over it and serve hot with Indian bread of your choice…



  1. Kofta curry looks yummy and mouthwatering...

  2. i tried it out and my dd loved it ur website rockzzzzzz

    1. Thanks A lot n m so happy u tried it...

  3. Your koftas are looking so tempting...such a nice variation for kofta balls..love this

  4. its aswoommmmmm nine dish gud work with brokli keep it up
    chef sanket
    park estique hotel pune

  5. Hello.
    Welcome to Blog Hop Saturday! I'm catching up on my visits.

    I do like broccoli, but I've never had this before. It looks so delicious that my mouth is watering. I'm doing some virtual tasting right now...mmmmmmmm! Thanks for linking up and for sharing. Hope to see you for the next hop on Aug 3rd-4th. Happy cooking! (smile)

    Thoughts Of Beauty In The Stillness Of Dawn..

  6. One of my favorite ingredients of all time - Broccoli!!! I know people don't much like it... yet it's something you can include in ur appetizer/snack/main course/soups/breads :) Lovely one...