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Malai Kofta

Indian Cooking Recipe : Malai Kofta

For the Koftas :
100 g, cheese
5 potatoes, baked and smashed.
1 onion, chopped
1 tbsp green peas
½ tbsp raisins
5 green chillies, finely chopped
1 inch ginger, crushed
½ tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
2 tsp fresh limejuice
½ tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste

For Gravy :
125 g skim cream
50g cheese
100 g skim milk
1 onion, chopped
1 inch ginger, crushed
2 to 3 cloves garlic, crushed
½ tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
½ cup skim yogurt

Spices :
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp cumin seeds
2 remove shell cardamom pods
1 tbsp canola oil
salt to taste

For Garnishing :
1 tbsp grated reduced fat paneer
½ tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
½ tbsp skim cream

Method :
For the Koftas :
Combine together all the ingredients except raisins.
Make koftas putting 2 to 3 raisins in the centre.
Put the koftas in an oven, preheated to a temperature of 150º C for 3 to 5 minutes.

For the Gravy :
In a bowl, take yogurt and mix well all the spices and keep aside.
Combine the remaining gravy ingredients except coriander leaves in a grinder and grind to a paste.
Heat a nonsticking skillet and add oil.
When the oil becomes hot, put yogurt-spices mixture and fry on medium heat with stirring till a mesh type texture results and the oil separates out, about 5 minutes.
Add the paste and fry for 5 to 7 minutes and stir properly.
Add 1½ cups water and allow it to boil for 10 minutes.
Combine chopped coriander leaves.
Keep the koftas in a bowl and pour gravy over them.