In Punjab, where there are so many vegetarians, koftas are like meatballs, but made with minced vegetables and spices. Though most Indian restaurants use potatoes, my mother remembers freshly fried koftas made with grated ghiya, or winter melon, from her childhood. You can also use grated green cabbage.
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