noun (plural same or koftas)
(In Middle Eastern and Indian cooking) a spiced meatball.
- To make the kofta roast the coriander and cumin seeds in a fry pan on the stove and then grind in a mortar and pestle.
- I discovered koftas, those wonderful little meatballs swimming in curry sauce.
- We tried vegetable and lamb koftas and were not disappointed.
From Urdu and Persian, literally 'pounded meat'.
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