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RECIPE
19 INGREDIENTS 9 STEPS 30min

Malai Kofta

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2 Ratings
A perfect vegetarian dish for any occasion!!!
Malai Kofta Recipe | SideChef
A perfect vegetarian dish for any occasion!!!
Though I wish to cater to all kinds of palates, you’ll chiefly find the Indian cuisine here wherein the Malabari (North Kerala) style will predominate as that’s where my roots, trunk and branches are.
http://anjusrecipebook.blogspot.com/
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Though I wish to cater to all kinds of palates, you’ll chiefly find the Indian cuisine here wherein the Malabari (North Kerala) style will predominate as that’s where my roots, trunk and branches are.
http://anjusrecipebook.blogspot.com/
30min
Total Time
$2.09
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
4
US / METRIC
1 cup
Potatoes , boiled, mashed
1 cup
Paneer , grated
1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder
1/4 tsp
Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp
Garam Masala , ground
2 Tbsp
to taste
as needed
Oil
2
Onions
1/2 tsp
Caraway Seeds
1 Tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste
10
Cashew Nuts
1 Tbsp
Fresh Cream
1 tsp
Kasoori Methi Powder
to taste
or Hot Water
2 Tbsp
Oil
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
367
FAT
24.9 g
PROTEIN
15.4 g
CARBS
22.4 g

Author's Notes

If you wish to you can add some boiled and mashed carrots, beans, green peas etc while making koftas. Adjust the spice levels accordingly.

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Soak Cashew Nuts (10) in hot water for five to ten minutes and then grind it to a paste and keep aside. To a mixing plate or bowl add Potatoes (1 cup) , Paneer (1 cup) , Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp) , Red Chili Powder (1/4 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1/4 tsp) , Garam Masala (1/4 tsp) , Fresh Cilantro (1 Tbsp) , Corn Flour (1 Tbsp) , and Salt (to taste) . Combine well.
Step 2
Take small portions out of the mix and roll them into balls. You can either deep fry the balls or use an appe pan and fry the koftas. Here I am using a appe pan or paniyaram pan. Pour one drop of Oil (as needed) into each hole of the appe pan. Place the koftas and cook in low flame by turning sides as necessary.
Step 3
While flipping the koftas you can put a drop or two of oil. Fry until the koftas are light brown in color. Keep the koftas aside.
Step 4
Slice the Onions (2) .
Step 5
For the gravy: To a pan pour Oil (1 Tbsp) and add Ginger Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp) . Saute for two to three minutes and add sliced onion.
Step 6
Chop the Tomatoes (2) .
Step 7
Saute for three to four minutes and add chopped tomato. Let it cook for three to four minutes, then add Salt (to taste) , Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp) , Red Chili Powder (1/4 tsp) , and Garam Masala (1/4 tsp) . Saute till the raw smell of the spices is gone. Switch off the flame and let it cool well and then grind it to a fine paste.
Step 8
Pour Oil (1 Tbsp) to a pan and add the Caraway Seeds (1/2 tsp) . Once it crackles add the ground paste. Cook for a good eight to ten minutes in low flame. If the gravy is too thick add Milk (to taste) to achieve the desired consistency. Once done add cashew nut paste, Fresh Cilantro (1 Tbsp) , and Fresh Cream (1 Tbsp) .
Step 9
Combine well and switch off the flame. Slightly crush the Kasoori Methi Powder (1 tsp) and add it to the gravy. When you are about to serve slightly warm the gravy and add your kofta balls and serve with rice, roti, naan, ghee rice, etc.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
367
% Daily Value*
Fat
24.9 g
32%
Saturated Fat
11.1 g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
54.6 mg
18%
Carbohydrates
22.4 g
8%
Fiber
2.9 g
10%
Sugars
6.3 g
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Protein
15.4 g
31%
Sodium
186.3 mg
8%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
436.1 mg
34%
Iron
1.2 mg
7%
Potassium
215.6 mg
5%
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