Malai Kofta Curry ( Rotis and Subzis)
by Tarla Dalal
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Extremely soft koftas that melt in your mouth, dipped in a creamy tomato-flavoured gravy that soothes and cradles your taste buds, that is what the malai kofta curry is! the mouth-melting koftas are made of fresh coconut and potatoes rather than the more common paneer-based koftas, and the gravy too is a class apart as it is neither bland nor too spicy, combining cream and tomato in a well-balanced proportion.
- Combine the coconut, green chillies, sugar and salt in a bowl and mix well.
- Divide the coconut stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
- Combine the potatoes and salt in a bowl and mix well.
- Divide the potato mixture into 12 equal portions.
- Flatten a portion of the potato mixture in between your palms, make a depression and place one portion of the coconut stuffing in the centre.
- Bring together the edges towards the centre to seal the stuffing and shape it into a round ball.
- Roll it in bread crumbs till it is evenly coated from all the sides.
- Repeat steps 5 to 7 to make 11 more koftas.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the koftas, a few at a time, till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the tomato pulp and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the curd-water mixture, cream and cornflour-water mixture mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside.
- Just before serving, re-heat the gravy.
- Add the koftas, mix gently and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
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