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Malai Kofta

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Ingredients
For kofta
  Milk 2 Liter
  Almond 5 Gram
  Green cardamoms 10
  Citric acid 2 Teaspoon
  Pistachio 5 Gram
  Ghee 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
For curry
  Onions 4
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon (fresh)
  Tomatoes 200 Gram, blanched and chopped
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ghee 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Spice powder 2 Teaspoon
  White cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1 For The Kofta, In a pan, boil the milk.
2 Dissolve citric acid in half cup of water.
3 Gradually add to the milk, stirring until it curdles.
4 Leave it for a few minutes to set.
5 Strain through a muslin cloth and squeeze out all the liquid.
6 On a clean platter, place the prepared paneer.
7 Gently knead it with one hand until it becomes soft.
8 In a grinder jar, grind almonds, pistachio nuts and green cardamoms with milk.
9 Prepare round balls of paneer.
10 Fill the centre of each ball, with the ground almond, pistachio and cardamom mixture.
11 In a frying pan, heat the ghee.
12 Deep fry the prepared koftas until golden brown.
13 Drain well on paper towels and set aside.
14 In a skillet, heat the ghee.
15 Add in chopped onion and garlic, frying until light brown.
16 Add in blanched and chopped tomatoes, ground ginger, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt and ground spices.
17 Cook, stirring until thick.
18 Pour in water and simmer for about 15 minutes.
19 Gradually, add in the prepared koftas and cook until soft.

SERVING
20 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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