Coconut Kofta Curry




I am going to introduce a secret and special dish , a combination of Indian and Mediterranean Cuisine called coconut Koftas ( Savoury balls) curry made with raw coconut , cooked in mild(not very hot like other Asian curries) and sweet aromatic curry made with coconut milk as a main ingredient and other spices.It can be made under 45 minutes and its taste lasts forever.......

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What you need:

  • Raw coconut
  • Oil
  • Corn Flour
  • Finely chopped Onion
  • Chopped Garlic
  • Chopped Green Chilies
  • Chopped Ginger
  • Chopped Tomatoes
  • Curry Leaves
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Coriander Seed powder
  • Turmeric
  • A pinch of Nutmeg Powder
  • Star Anise for the royal taste :-D
  • Cinnamon Powder
  • Black Pepper Powder
  • Green Cardamom crushed
  • Salt to taste

Step 1: Here We Go.....

How to make coconut milk----->

  1. Break the coconut.
  2. Remove the outer shell, take care not to cut your fingers since the outer shell of coconut is very hard and acts like a sharp tool when broken.
  3. Wash the raw coconut pieces with clean water and cut into the smaller pieces.
  4. Grind the small pieces in a mixer jar, add some cow milk, if required for proper grinding.
  5. Put the grounded coconut in a cloth and twist and separate the coconut milk and the coconut fibers.Keep them separately.
  6. Now we got the coconut milk and ground coconut powder (fibers).

Step 2: STEP-2:Making Koftas

How to make KOFTAS---------->

  1. Take grounded coconut powder (fibers),
  2. Add a pinch of salt.
  3. Add a little black pepper powder.
  4. Add a small quantity of corn flour to coconut powder.
  5. Make small balls or oval shaped Koftas and keep them aside.
  6. Heat the cooking oil in a deep pan for frying. Take proper precautions before doing heat cooking, wear your apron etc.
  7. Heat the oil and put the Koftas slowly and one by one in hot oil carefully to avoid oil spillage.It may take 2-3 step to fry all the Koftas, depends upon the number of koftas.
  8. Fry the Koftas till they are turned golden brown evenly.
  9. Remove fried koftas from the oil and keep on a tissue paper to absorb excess oil.

Tip :Add cornflour slowly to achieve the consistency of the powder, so that balls are made easily.It is very easy to make, difficult to explain :-p

Step 3: Step 3:Making of Curry

Preparation of Coconut milk Curry-------

  • Heat a little oil in pan or Kadhai.
  • Add cumin seed,
  • Add curry leaves
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chillies,
  • Add onion and cook until soft,
  • Add other spices like turmeric powder,coriander powder, crushed cardamom,cinnamon, cloves, pepper, garam masala and cook for about 10 minutes to turn it golden brown
  • Add tomato and cook till done.
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add coconut milk slowly and stirring together
  • Boil it and the curry is ready



  • In the cooked curry now add prepared and fried Koftas
  • Wait till boil and the mild ,little sweet and aromatic Kofta curry is ready
  • Garnish with tomato flower and fresh curry leave,
  • Serve hot in a bowl, eat with rice, chapati (Indian bread) or Naan.



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    4 Discussions


    2 years ago

    All the best its yummy


    2 years ago

    Looks yummy! Could you provide amounts for the ingredients?

    2 replies
    hari om sharmawold630

    Reply 2 years ago

    one coconut, 2 onion,1 tomato, 1 cm ginger,2 green chilies, 4 clove garlic, 1 tea spoon coriander powder, and all other spices in a little amount

    harsh4299hari om sharma

    Reply 2 years ago

    Thank you Hari om sharma for your actually got the right amount too