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Malai Kofta

By: Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US


Popular Mughal Dish

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 2 people

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Ingredients


1 cup Potatoes (mashed potatoes) ½ cup Paneer (greeted) ½ cup Peas ¼ cup Carrots (finely chopped) ¼ tsp Red Chili Powder 15 Raisins 10 Cashews/almond(chopped) 2 tbsp. Corn Flour 1 tbsp. Lemon juice 1 tbsp. Fresh coriander leaves(chopped) 1 cup Onion Paste 1 tbsp. Ginger Paste 1 tbsp. Garlic Paste 1 tsp. Coriander Powder 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder 1½ tbsp. Tomato paste ½ tsp. Red Chili Powder 1½ tsp. Garam Masala Powder ½ cup Mava (Milk Solids) ½ cup Fresh Cream 1 tbsp. Butter Vegetable oil for frying Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a frying pan, add carrot, peas and paneer; fry for about 3-4 minutes, then add raisin, cashews, red chili powder (to taste), 1/4 tsp of garam masala, lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves. Mix well and keep aside.
  2. In mashed potatoes, add chopped green chilies (to taste), corn flour and salt. After mixing well, divide into small balls.
  3. Stuff fillings into them and deep fry in hot oil until light brown. Keep aside.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a pan. Add paste of boiled onion and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add ginger and garlic paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook for a minute. Add tomato paste, butter and red chili powder and cook on a medium heat for 5-6 minutes. Add garam masala powder.
  6. Now add 1/2 cup of Mava followed by 1 1/2 cups of water. Bring it to a boil and simmer for five minutes on a low heat. Finish with fresh cream.
  7. Put koftas in a serving dish and pour hot gravy on top. garnish with a little fresh cream.

Latest Comments

By Vanshika Khemlani on 4/16/2010 2:28:00 PM

Hi what can i substitute for mava.

By Sneha Punjabi on 12/27/2008 3:23:00 PM

Great recipe! My kids loved it!

By arti on 10/8/2008 9:23:00 PM

A very delicious recipe!! must try!!!

By kavita punjabi on 10/20/2007 4:00:00 AM

THNX A TON........ FOR DIS RECIPE. IT HELPED ME A LOT. N THIS RECIPE TURNED OUT VERY GUD .ITS JUST MINDBLOWING LOVELY RECIPE THNX AGAIN

By mamta on 5/9/2007 11:25:00 AM

Why do we add corn floor in potatoes?

 

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