Malai Kofta Curry

    Malai Kofta Curry is a dish truly fit for royalty. It can be called a suitable vegetarian substitute to the traditional
    meat ball curry and makes a good accompaniment with paratha or roti.

    Serves 6:
    Preparation time: 1 hour


    Ingredients:
  • Cream, full fat – 100 ml
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Onions, chopped – 1 large
  • Green Chillie – 1
  • Tomato Puree – 150 gm
  • Ginger paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder – 1
  • Red Chillie Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 2 teaspoon or to taste.
  • Water – 200 ml
  • Oil – 50 ml
  • 10 – 12 balls of potato paneer fry.
  • Coriander, freshly chopped – 1 small bunch.


    Method:
  • Heat oil in a frying pan, add cumin seeds and fry for 4-5 seconds. Add green chilli, onion and fry till they are golden
    brown in colour.

  • Add tomato puree, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chillie powder, coriander powder, salt and mix
    well.

  • Keep frying till it reduces to a thick paste. Add water to it at this stage to make a gravy. Let the gravy boil for 4-5
    minutes.

  • When the gravy is boiled, add cream to it and remove from heat. Add the Potato Paneer Fry to it. Don’t stir too much
    as this might break the kofta.

  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with Roti or rice.


    Variation:
    Use minced meat to make spicy meat balls. Use same recipe as malai kofta curry for an equally delicious dish.


    Tips:
    Make potato Paneer fry in large quantities and freeze for later use!