Thursday, July 20

Malai Kofta.

Malai Kofta is a very popular North Indian delicacy. Paneer and potato balls deep friend and then added into a creamy onion and tomato gravy, then garnished with cream and Served with naan or Jeera Rice. This is a bit lengthy recipe but I have tried to make it easy as much as possible. Do try this dish and let me know..

Ingredients For Kofta.
2 large boiled potato
250 gram paneer
2 tbsp corn flour
1/4 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp kasoori methi
1/4 tsp garam masala
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying.

Ingredients For Gravy.
1 large onion, 2 large tomato, roughly chopped
1tsp ginger garlic paste
8 to 10 cashew
1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp garam masala
1 green cardamom, 2 cloves, 1 small cinnamon stick
2tbsp butter
1/2 cup fresh cream 
Salt to taste.

Cooking Method.
In a deep kadai, add enough oil to deep fry the koftas. Take all the kofta ingredients in a large mixing bowl, mix everything to foam a dough, then divide the dough into small lemon sized balls. Now deep fry them in hot oil. and set it aside.
In a another deep pan, add 1tbsp butter, once the butter is melted, add all the gravy ingredients(except Cream) and cook till everything comes together, then allow the masala to cool. Now grind the cooled masala in to smooth paste.
In a same pan, add another 1tbsp of butter once the butter is melted, add the masala paste and cook for 4 to 5 mintes, Then add the cream and fried koftas, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes on a medium heat.
Garnish with cream and Serve with Naan.

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