Low Fat Malai Kofta

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Low-Fat Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Malai Kofta is widely recognised as a super delicious side-dish recipe. Though it involves lot many steps to make this popular dish, you could make it with ease by following this simple recipe.

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How to Make Low Fat Malai Kofta

  • To make the koftas, drench the bread slices in water and gently squeeze excess water.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients and make small balls out of it.
  • If the mixture is too dry, add 1 tsp of water.
  • Heat kuzhipaniyaram pan.
  • Add 2-3 drops of oil in each hole.
  • Place the balls and cook on both sides till golden brown and set it aside.
  • If you are using mashed potatoes instead of bread, then mix the potatoes with rest of the kofta ingredients, make small balls of it and roll them in bread crumbs and then shallow fry in the kuzhipaniyaram pan. To make the gravy:
  • Heat oil in a wide pan and add cumin and let it crackle.
  • Add cloves, cinnamon, star anise, cardamom and saute for a few seconds.
  • Add chopped ginger, garlic and onions and little salt.
  • Saute till the onions are cooked and turn brown.
  • Add tomatoes, some more salt and all the spice powders.
  • Saute for few minutes until tomatoes turn soft.
  • Allow the mixture to cool and grind it with almonds to a smooth paste.
  • Put the mixture on the stove again.
  • Add milk and heat it for 5 minutes.
  • Add kofta balls and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with rotis or naans.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen