Vegetarian Kofta

at the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center in Lancaster, Massachusetts


  • 1 cup finely-shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 pinch hing
  • 1 pinch gharam masala
  • 1 pinch cumin powder
  • 1 pinch coriander powder
  • Sunflower oil, enough to deep-fry

Instructions for preparation

  1. Mix above ingredients (except the oil).
  2. Over high flame, heat oil in a wok or deep-dish pot for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. When hot, drop the batter (1 Tbsp. each) into the oil and reduce heat to medium flame.
  4. Turn the balls and remove when they turn brown.
  5. Keep all balls in a separate dish.

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