How to Make Shahi Vegetable Kofta Pulao? – Viji’s Food Recipes – Tasty Pulao Recipes


Shahi Vegetable Kofta Pulao



Potatoes  –  1/4  kg

125  gm Each peas, carrots and beans

Gram flour  –  2 tbsp

Salt  to taste

Chilli , coriander and cummin powder  –  1/2  tsp

Turmeric powder  – 1/8  tsp

1 tbsp each chopped coriander and mint




Basmati rice  –  3 cups

Ghee  – 3 tbsp

Salt  to taste

2 tej patta

Clotted cream (malai)  – 4 tbsp

1 bunch coarsely chopped soova bhaji

1 tsp mixed whole spices  ( cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon and cardamoms)

1/4 tsp  cochineal

Chopped tomatoes   –  1 kg  (mixed with 6 cups water and boiled down to approx. 4 cups)

Silver foil

Chop finely:

Large onion  – 1

Green chillies  – 8

* cloves of garlic

Ginger  –  3/4″


Peel, chop, cook and then grind the vegetables.

Mix all the kofta ingredients except the last two.

Form into small balls, roll lightly in breadcrumbs, and deep fry. Drain and set aside.

Strain tomato juice and mix with cochineal. Heat ghee , put in whole spices and tej patta and fry.

Put in chopped ingredients  and fry.

Add rice and fry well. Put in tomato juice and salt, and boil briskly till juice dries up.

Remove from the fire, stir in bhaji and malai.

Cover the pan, place on a tawa on moderate heat.

Cook till the rice is done. Serve garnished with koftas, foil and soova bhaji.


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