Malai Kofta Recipe
Malai Kofta Recipe is a delicious mouth-watering dish made up of paneer balls and mixed veggies and spices. It is a creamy, rich onion-tomato gravy. Malai Kofta curry is a healthy vegetarian dish which is quite popular in India. Koftas are served with delicious, creamy gravy or curry. The combination of kofta with curry tastes awesome.
How to make Malai Kofta?
To make Paneer Kofta, firstly mash boil potato, paneer, mixed herbs and spices together. Add some cornflour to the mixture so that the mixture can easily absorb excessive moisture. Bind the whole mixture and make small paneer balls which are also known as Koftas. Deep fry all the koftas. then add them to onion tomato gravy.
Tips for making Malai Kofta:
Cornflour is the main ingredient while binding the flour. Without cornflour, the koftas become so soft after added to the gravy.
The gravy or curry made using onion-tomato cashews. Adding cream to this gravy gives this recipe a nice taste. Almonds are also used while making a curry. Cashew-almond curry gives Malai Kofta a rich flavour which reminds us of Mughlai Cuisine.
For stuffing, you can also add dry fruits. You can add some raisins, cashews, walnut and almonds. Adding dry fruits gives this recipe an authentic Indian taste.
What to Serve with Malai Kofta
As with any Indian dish, pillowy, fluffy soft flatbreads are an Indian staple and truly heavenly when dipped into this fragrant, creamy sauce.
TIPS TO MAKE BEST MALAI KOFTA
The restaurant style Mughlai cuisine malai kofta curry shared here is one of the best you can make at home. The sweetness of onions and cashews mixed with the slight tanginess from yoghurt gives a well-balanced taste to the gravy.
Before frying makes sure to use the right amount of corn flour in the kofta mixture. Since paneer has lots of moisture a good binding agent is required. Otherwise, Kofta’s might break. So use correct proportions of the ingredients for making kofta.
Do not add kofta balls to the gravy before hand, add them just before serving on the table. Otherwise these will soak up the gravy and become mushy.
This was the Malai Kofta Recipe by Indian Food Club.