Monday, 28 October 2013

Shahi Malai Kofta ( Potluck Remake)


As most of you are now aware that on 28th of every month we the members of Jagruti's Potluck Party post a recipe from a fellow group member with whom we are paired.

This month I was paired with Rachana  and got an opportunity to make her delicious Malai Koftas. The koftas were yummy and were a hit in the family. Thanks Rachana for this lovely recipe.






Ingredients : 

250 gm ......................paneer
50 gm........................ mawa
3 tbsp........................maida
1 tsp.......................ginger chilly paste
2 tsp......................almond , cashew powder
salt
oil for deep frying
3 tbsp..................mixture of broken cashew and rasins


Ingredients for Gravy :

4........................tomatoes ( pureed)
1 .....................onion ( finely chopped)
1 tbsp...............poppy seeds
1tbsp................cashews
1tbsp................almonds
2 tsp.................ginger chilly pasted
1 tsp................chilly powder
1 tsp...............clove , cardamom and cinnamon powder
1/2 tsp.............turmeric powder
3 tbsp..............ghee
salt



Method for the Koftas :

Mash the paneer and mawa along with the maida till well combined.
Add salt, dry fruit powder, ginger chilly paste and mix well.
Make small balls and make a depressions in middle.
Fill it with few broken cashews and raisin.
Make all balls like this and deep fry in hot oil till golden in colour.
Keep aside for further use.



Method for the gravy :

Soak poppy seeds, cashews and almonds in milk for 20 minutes.
Grind it to a smooth paste in milk and keep it aside.
Heat ghee in a non stick pan and saute onion till golden.
Add ginger chilly paste and stir fry till raw smell disappears.
Now add tomatoes and saute till ghee separates.
Now add all the masalas and mix well.
Finally add the ground cashew paste.
Give the gravy a boil and add some milk if it is too thick.
While serving boil the gravy and add the fried koftas.
Serve hot with rotis or puris .




4 comments:

  1. Rich Delicious koftas!! im sure these r melt in mouth :D

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  2. The colour of the dish itself is very pleasing and attractive malai kofta curry.

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  3. Simply delicious Malai kofta curry.

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  4. Delicious and rich Malai cofta..visit my space if you get time:-)

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