Are relatives coming to your place for dinner tonight? Well, this ever popular malai kofta dish can earn you many a praises. Beautiful flavours and delicate aroma will fill your kitchen as I bring to you the traditional recipe with my personal touch of taste in it! Make this, and you will never regret…
Preparation time: 30 Minutes
Cooking time: 20 Minutes
For the gravy:
- 2 onions
- 6-7 tomatoes
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 green chillies
- A bowl of full cashews
- 1 tsp khaskhas
- 1 tsp jeera
- Half a bowl malai and curd
- 1 tsp sugar
- Spices (salt, red chilli powder, dhania powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and Everest Shahi Paneer masala )
- 150 g Paneer
- 3 boiled potatoes
- 50 g plain khoya
- 2 slices of bread
- 2 tsp corn flour
- Freshly cut coriander
- Salt, red chilli powder, garam masala
- Half cashews and raisins for filling
- To begin, soak half cashews and raisins in water.
- Long chop onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and chillies in a big blender.
- Add a few broken cashews to the mixture.
- Blend on a high number.
- When most of it is done, add khaskhas and jeera. Blend again.
- Take oil in a deep kadhai.
- Add this paste and fry on high flame for 10 minutes. Cover with a lid.
- Meanwhile, grate potatoes, paneer, and bread slices in a big bowl.
- Mash khoya and add to it- cornflour, chopped coriander, and spices.
- Mix well and make dough.
- Cover and leave it aside.
- Simmer, and check on the gravy. Add all the spices as per your taste.
- Now, add curd and malai. Mix well to avoid lumps.
- Let it fry on low for 5 minutes.
- Now, add water as per your requirement. Make sure to keep your gravy thick.
- Cover the lid and cook on high flame, for 5 minutes.
- Now, take a ball of kofta mixture and spread it on your palm. Fill with cashews and raisins.
- Prepare the long oval koftas for frying.
- Now, simmer the gas and stir the gravy in every 5 minutes, until done.
- Keep oil for frying. Dish out the deep-brown colored koftas.
- Put off both the gas stoves.
- While serving, add koftas, and garnish with the grated paneer and chopped coriander.