Simple Malai Kofta Curry

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 100 gms - green peas
  • 100 gms - cauliflower
  • 100 gms - French beans, finely chopped
  • 100 gms - carrots, finely chopped
  • 250 gms - potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 2 tbsp - bread crumbs
  • 1 - bread slice, soaked in water
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsps - lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • To be ground into a paste :
  • For the Koftas:
  • 9 cloves - garlic
  • 1-inch piece - ginger
  • 7 - green chillies
  • For the Gravy:
  • 750 gms - tomatoes
  • 3 - onions
  • 4 - cloves
  • 2 - small sticks of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp - cornflour
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp - butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • To be ground into a paste:
  • 15 - cloves
  • 1-inch piece - ginger
  • 5 - green chillies
  • For Baking:
  • 1 tbsp - fresh cream
  • 1/2 tbsp - grated cheese

How to Make Simple Malai Kofta Curry

  • For the Koftas:
  • Boil the peas.
  • Steam the cauliflower, french beans and carrots in a pressure cooker without adding water.
  • Add the vegetables and peas to the potatoes and make a dough.
  • Add 1 tbsp of bread crumbs and the bread slice.
  • Add the kofta paste, garam masala, chilli powder, lemon juice and salt and form into kofta balls.
  • Roll the koftas into the remaining bread crumbs and deep fry in oil to a golden brown colour.
  • Keep aside.
  • For the Gravy:
  • Put the tomatoes in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and blend into a puree.
  • Blend the onions with very little water.
  • Heat the butter, add the onions and stir fry for 5 minutes till light brown.
  • Then add the cloves, cinnamon and paste and fry again for 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of water and boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture into a blender, add the cornflour and sugar and blend.
  • Put to cook again and add the garam masala, chilli powder, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
  • To Proceed:
  • Arrange the koftas in an ovenproof dish.
  • Pour the gravy and fresh cream over the koftas.
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese on top and bake or for 10 to 15 minutes in a hot oven at 200 degrees C until the cheese melts.

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