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Creamy Malai Koftas

Creamy Malai Koftas

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 30

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • For The Koftas:crumbled paneer (cottage cheese) 1/2 cups

  • boiled and mashed potatoes 1/2 cups

  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp

  • grated garlic 1/2 tsp

  • chopped coriander 1 tbsp

  • cornflour 3 tbsp

  • cashew powder 2 tsp

  • garam masala 1/2 tsp

  • salt to taste 1 tsp

  • For The Gravy: fresh tomato pulp 1 cups

  • roughly chopped onions 1 cups

  • cashewnuts (kaju) 2 tbsp

  • butter 2 tbsp

  • garlic ginger paste 1 tsp

  • green chilli paste 1/2 tsp

  • sugar 1 tsp

  • garam masala 1/2 tsp

  • Paneer masala 1 tsp

  • chilli powder 1 tsp

  • salt to taste 1 tsp

  • fresh cream 2 tbsp

  • whole spices like cinnamon stick, badi elaichi. 1 nos

  • green cardamom 2 nos

  • Other Ingredients:oil for deep-frying 2 cups

  • Fresh cream for garnishing 2 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    For the koftas :Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.

  • 02

    Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and roll each portion into an oval or cylindrical shape.

  • 03

    Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry, 2 or 3 koftas at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.

  • 04

    Drain and keep aside.

  • 05

    For the gravy :Combine the onions and cashews and green cardamom in a mixer and blend till smooth.Keep aside.

  • 06

    Heat the butter in a deep pan, add the whole spices , onion-cashew paste, garlic ginger paste and green chilli paste, and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

  • 07

    Add the fresh tomato pulp, sugar, chilli powder, salt and 1/2 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally .

  • 08

    Add garam masala and mix well.

  • 09

    Switch off the flame and add the fresh cream and mix well.

  • 10

    Just before serving, arrange the koftas in a serving dish.

  • 11

    Pour the hot gravy over the koftas.

  • 12

    Serve immediately garnished with fresh cream.

  • 13

    Enjoy creamy malai kofta.

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