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Malai Kofta in Spicy Sauce

LA COCINA DE BABEL
29Ingredients
90Minutes
500Calories
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Description

Malai Kofta is a classic vegetarian Indian dish, tracing its origins to the northern regions of India. Malai Kofta traditionally features fried dumplings in a creamy tomato gravy. This recipe for Malai Kofta uses potatoes as the basis of the dumplings adding in paneer cheese, cashews, raisins, chili peppers, and traditional Indian spices. Dipped in an egg and bread crumb mixture, the dumplings are fried until golden. Garam masala and tomatoes form the basis of the gravy to which is added all sorts of spices for a spicy sauce that pairs beautifully with the Koftas. Serve the Koftas on top of the gravy and garnish with cilantro, sliced almonds, and cream.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 800 grams potatoes (peeled and quartered)
  • 2 tablespoons paneer cheese (or Haloumi cheese or mozzarella cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon cashews (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 3 green chili peppers (2 or ,diced)
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cardamom pods (The seeds of)
  • flour (for coating)
  • breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • vegetable oil (for frying.)
  • 1 onion (minced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds (crushed in the mortar.)
  • 1 tablespoon cashews (or peanuts)
  • 500 milliliters crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • vegetable oil
  • cream (liquid)
  • coriander (a few sprigs of ,to serve.)
  • ground almonds (to serve.)
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    Directions

    1. Boil the potatoes in plenty of salted water until soft. Let cool and blend into a puree.
    2. Add the rest of the ingredients except the flour, eggs and oil. Mix very well until all the ingredients are integrated with the mashed potatoes.
    3. Form balls with the dough the size of a plum. They come undone easily, careful !!. Pass each ball through the flour, then through the beaten egg and finally through the breadcrumbs. Store in the refrigerator.
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    500Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories500Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol110mg37%
    Sodium330mg14%
    Potassium1620mg46%
    Protein16g31%
    Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate71g24%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C230%
    Calcium20%
    Iron45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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