How To Make Malai Kofta
Malai Koftas are like vegetarian dumplings similar to Kafta (Kofta or meatballs) curry. It makes an excellent curry to go with rice or naan bread. “Kofta” is a brown soft ball filled with resins and nuts and seasoned with spices. “Malai” refers to the sauce that the kofta (balls) are cooked in hence the name MALAI KOFTA.
Malai Kofta - Indian Vegetarian Curry/Gravy Recipe
Malai Kofta with paneer (cheese)
Recipe for Kofta
5 Boiled and mashed potatoes
1 cup Maida flour (all purpose flour)
2 table spoon cream
5 chopped cashew nuts
2 table spoon raisins
2 table spoon roasted gram daal
Malai Kofta Curry
3 chopped tomatoes
1 table spoon coriander seeds
1 tabel spoon jeera
2 chopped onions
Pinch of turmeric powder
Chili and curry powder
Garlic 6 cloves
Malai Kofta Recipe
Mash the potatoes, add maida flour and make into a dough. Also add the salt, daal and cream.
Make balls out of the mashed potatoes and add resins and nuts in the middle and remake them into balls.
Lightly shallow fly the balls until golden brown and keep aside.
Fry cumin seeds and onions and make a paste with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, coriander and chili and curry powder. Add water to the paste to make into gravy.
Bring to a boil and reduce the heat and gently add the kofta balls to the gravy and cook for 15 minutes.
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