Malai Kofta (Stuffed potato balls in cream)

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the Koftas together.
  2. Divide the mixture into equal portions.
  3. Shape into balls.
  4. Flatten each ball.
  5. Place 1/2 tsp.
  6. of chopped nuts and raisins in the center of each ball.
  7. Close the ball (you may use a little water to seal the ball with your fingertips).
  8. Prepare all koftas in this way.
  9. Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the koftas till golden brown on either side.
  10. Remove onto clean paper napkins, allow the excess oil to drain and keep aside till you prepare the wonderful gravy.
  11. Now for the gravy.
  12. For that, heat 1 tbsp.
  13. of oil in a pot.
  14. Add the ginger-garlic paste.
  15. Saute for 4 minutes, stirring it continuously till it is golden in colour and the raw smell is gone.
  16. Add onions and fry till golden in colour.
  17. Add 2 tbsps.
  18. of water.
  19. Mix well.
  20. Add chilli, turmeric and corriander powders.
  21. Add 1/2 cup of water.
  22. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  23. Add salt to taste.
  24. Add 1-2 tbsps.
  25. of cream and cook for a minute.
  26. Remove from heat.
  27. Place koftas in a serving dish.
  28. Pour the gravy over them.
  29. Garnish with mango powder, cream, almond flakes and corriander leaves.
  30. Serve hot.

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