Definition of kofta in English:


Syllabification: kof·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈkôftə

noun (plural same or koftas)

(In Middle Eastern and Indian cooking) a spiced meatball.
More example sentences
  • 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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