Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Malai Kofta Curry

For Kofta
Potatoes------------------- 1/2 Kg
Green Chillies ------------ 3
Corn Flour -----------------1/4 cup
Raisins --------------------100 gms.

For Gravy
Onions ---------------------3 Medium Sized
Ginger Paste----------------1 tbsp.
Garlic Paste -------------- 1 tbsp.
Green Chillies ------------ 3
Coriander Powder ---------- 1 tsp.
Turmeric Powder ----------- 1 tsp.
Red Cilli Powder ---------- 1 tsp.
Garam Masal Powder -------- 1 tsp.
Tomato Puree -------------- 1/2 cup
Khoya (Mava) -------------- 100 gms.
Cream --------------------- 100 gms
Cheese -------------------- 100 gms
Sufficient Oil and Salt to taste for both gravy and Kofta

To make the koftas, boil, peel grate ( grated potatoes will make fine koftas) and then mash the potatoes. Grate the paneer (cheese) too. Chop the chillies into fine pieces. Now mix the mashed potatoes, chillies, corn flour and salt to make small round balls. Stuff it with raisins and deep fry till golden brown as shown in the pic below.Keep aside.

Boil the onion for 10 minutes in water. Drain water. Grind it in mixer/grinder. Heat oil in a pan, put the onion paste and stir for five minutes. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, chopped green chillies, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to it. Cook for a few minutes. Add tomato puree and red chilly powder and cook till the oil starts to separate. Mix mava in two cups of water and add it to the gravy. Heat till it boils and simmer for 10 minutes on lowest flame. Add cream and garam masala powder while constantly stirring. Keep the balls in a serving dish and pour the hot gravy over the previously fried balls. Garnish it with coriander leaves and cream. Ready to eat. Barak Allah......

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