Plain Malai Kofta

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Plain Malai Kofta

  • For koftas:
  • Boil the potatoes, peel and smash them.
  • Mix together all the ingredients except raisins and cashews.
  • Take a ping-pong ball sized dough in hand.
  • Flatten the dough
  • Place 2-3 cashews and raisins in the centre and shape into a ball.
  • Repeat for remaining dough. Keep aside.
  • For gravy:
  • Roast the cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg and cloves together.
  • Dry grind and keep aside. Wet grind all the other ingredients, except ghee, to a paste.
  • Heat ghee in a skillet, add powdered spices and fry for 2-3 seconds.
  • Add paste and fry further for 5-7 minutes stirring well.
  • Add 2 cups water and simmer on low for 15 minutes.
  • Warm the koftas either in the oven or on the tava.
  • Optional:
  • You can deep fry the koftas also.To serve place warm koftas in a casserole.
  • Either pour boiling hot gravy on the koftas or pour and bake in hot oven of 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with grated cheese and chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with naan or parathas.