Prep Time :30 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serve : 4
Grated paneer /cottage cheese - 1 cup
Grated boiled potatoes - 1 cup
All purpose flour / maida - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Crushed cashew nuts - 2 tbsp
Raisins - 1 tbsp
Grated paneer - 1 tbsp
Chopped onion - 1 medium size
Garlic cloves - 4 - 5
Ginger - 1 inch stick
Red chilly powder - 1tsp
Kasmiri mirch powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Black cardamom - 1
Green cardamom - 1
Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
Black pepper - 2 - 3
Mace - 1 piece
Curd - 2 tbsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Cream - 2 tbsp
Tomato puree - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 cup
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tsp
Take a bowl add potatoes,grated cottage cheese ,all purpose flour and salt and mix well
Make a smooth dough.
Now make a stuffing.
In a bowl add crushed cashew nuts,raisins and 2 tbsp grated cottage cheese.
Now stuffing is ready.
Divide the dough into equal size balls.
Roll each balls between your palms.
Place 1/4 tsp stuffing in paneer balls and close the stuffing nicely.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the malai kofta in a medium flame.
Now we make gravy.
In a blender add chopped onion,garlic,ginger,black pepper,cloves,mace,cinnamon,black cardamom.green cardamom,red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,kashmiri mirch and little water and blend it to make a fine paste.
In another pan heat the oil.
Add spices paste and saute till spices leave the oil.
Add 1/2 cup of milk and 2 tbsp cream and mix well.
Add tomato puree and curd and mix well.
Add 1/2 cup of water and cover it to make semi thick gravy.
Add malai kofta into a bowl and pour the hot gravy.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.