Quick Malai Kofta Recipe

Quick Malai Kofta is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For the koftas
  • Paneer - 200 g
  • Boiled Potatoes - 2 large, mashed
  • Corn flour - 3 tbsp
  • Cashews - 2 tbsp
  • Chopped Pistachios - 2 tbsp
  • Raisins - 2tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For the sauce
  • Tomatoes - 8 large, blended with a piece of Ginger and 2 Green chillies
  • Cream - 1 cup
  • Cashew paste - 5tbsp (made with cashews and a dash of Milk in the blender)
  • Cloves - 4
  • Cardamom - 5 pods
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Turmeric powder or Saffron soaked in 1/2 cup warm Milk
  • Sugar - 2tbsp
  • For garnish:
  • Chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
  • How to Make Quick Malai Kofta:

    1. Combine all ingredients of the koftas, roll into oblong balls and deep fry till golden brown. Strain and keep aside.
    2. For the sauce, heat oil in a kadai.
    3. Add cloves, cardamom and saute till light brown.
    4. Add tomato puree and cook till oil separates.
    5. Add cashew paste and cook for 8-10 minutes.
    6. Add the milk with saffron or turmeric powder followed by salt and sugar.
    7. Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes.
    8. Add the cream, stir and take off heat.
    9. Place the koftas in a serving plate, top with sauce and garnish with coriander.



     

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