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5 October, 2017

Malai Kofta

Posted in : Dinner Recipes, Lunch Recipes, North Indian on by : BabKin's Kitchen

For Malai Kofta –

Ingredients:

The Koftas:

  1. Crumbled Paneer-2 cups
  2. Bread slice-2
  3. Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  4. Salt- to taste
  5. Chopped Coriander Leaves -2 tsp
  6. Chat Masala Powder-1/4 tsp
  7. Oil-For Deep Frying

The Gravy:

  1. Butter – 3 tsp
  2. Tomato – 3 (puree)
  3. Onion – 2 (finely chopped)
  4. Garlic – 5 cloves (paste)
  5. Ginger – 1 tsp (paste)
  6. Garam Masala – ½ tsp
  7. Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  8. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  9. Clove – 1
  10. Cinnamon – a small piece
  11. Coriander Leaves – 2 tsp


Method:

Koftas:

  1. Mix all the ingredients along with the bread slices to form soft dough.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai.
  3. Divide the dough into equal parts and shape each portion into a ball.
  4. Deep fry the balls until golden.
  5. Keep it aside.

Gravy:

  1. Grind tomatoes to form puree.
  2. Heat butter and when it starts melting add cinnamon and clove.
  3. Add chopped onions and saute till golden. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell is gone.
  4. Now add tomato paste along with the spices.
  5. Mix well and let it cook until dry. When butter starts floating, add enough water to bring it to gravy consistency.
  6. When it boils, add the koftas and coriander leaves and switch flame to low.
  7. Cover and cook for 2 minutes and granish with grated paneer and coriander leaves.

Serving Tip –

Serve the malai kofta hot with chapattis or rice.

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