Malai Kofta By Pragatimittal


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Malai kofta is a potato and paneer kofta curry (besan coated dumplings) simmered in a rich and spicy tomato based gravy. Enjoy cooking this vegetable specialty, malai kofta using this easy to prepare tasty malai kofta recipe.

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Malai Kofta By Pragatimittal recipe - How to make Malai Kofta By Pragatimittal

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For The Koftas
2 boiled potatoes , mashed
75 gms paneer (cottage cheese) , grated
1 tsp chopped green chillies
25 gms raisins (kismis)
salt to taste
1/4 cup cornflour
oil for deep frying

For The Gravy
1 cup boiled onion paste
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
1 tbsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 tbsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 cup mava (khoya)
1/2 cup fresh cream
1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
For the koftas

    For the koftas
  1. Combine all the ingredients, except the raisin, and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape them into small round balls.
  3. Stuff raisins into each round and roll again to shape them.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat oil in a kadhai and add the onion paste and saute for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the ginger and garlic paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and saute for a minute.
  3. Add the tomato puree and red chili powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Add the garam masala and mix well.
  5. Dissolve the milk powder in 1½ cups water and add to the gravy, mix well and bring to a boil.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Top with cream.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Place the koftas in a serving dish and pour hot gravy on top.
  2. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by pragatimittal on 01 Oct 2011

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