Malai Kofta (Stuffed potato balls in cream)

READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • Mix all the ingredients for the Koftas together.
  • Divide the mixture into equal portions.
  • Shape into balls.
  • Flatten each ball.
  • Place 1/2 tsp.
  • of chopped nuts and raisins in the center of each ball.
  • Close the ball (you may use a little water to seal the ball with your fingertips).
  • Prepare all koftas in this way.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the koftas till golden brown on either side.
  • Remove onto clean paper napkins, allow the excess oil to drain and keep aside till you prepare the wonderful gravy.
  • Now for the gravy.
  • For that, heat 1 tbsp.
  • of oil in a pot.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste.
  • Saute for 4 minutes, stirring it continuously till it is golden in colour and the raw smell is gone.
  • Add onions and fry till golden in colour.
  • Add 2 tbsps.
  • of water.
  • Mix well.
  • Add chilli, turmeric and corriander powders.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add 1-2 tbsps.
  • of cream and cook for a minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Place koftas in a serving dish.
  • Pour the gravy over them.
  • Garnish with mango powder, cream, almond flakes and corriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.