Cauliflower Koftas

Cauliflower Koftas

Cauliflower Koftas


For the koftas:

  • 1 kg of cauliflower bouquet already prepared
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped coriander
  • 8 tablespoons of besan (gram flour)
  • salt and pepper
  • oil for frying

For the sauce:

  • 2 unsweetened natural yoghurt
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 5 cardamoms pods
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • half teaspoon of chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons of turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped coriander
  • salt


Boil the cauliflower. When cooked, drain the water and mash it with a fork. Add the onions, coriander, salt and pepper. Add the besan and mix it all together. Form balls and then keep aside.

Heat a frying pan and fry the balls. Once golden remove and drain the oil on a paper towel and keep everything aside.

For the sauce:

In a mortar mash together the garlic and ginger. Heat a pan with 2 tablespoons of oil and fry the onions. Add the mash garlic and ginger. Add the cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon and chili powder and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.

Pour the yoghurts and fill an empty yoghurt cup with water and add to mixture and turmeric and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt and taste. Add the koftas into the sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.

Sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve hot with rice or farata and lettuce salad.

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