Recipe: Malaiwale Kofte
This yummy dish tastes best with rotis or steamed rice.
1/4 cup mixed nuts, coarsely ground
5 green chillies, cut finely
oil as needed
1/2 cup grated coconut
5 potatoes, boiled, peeled, mashed
salt and sugar
1/2 cup coriander leaves, cut
1 cup fine breadcrumbs
For the gravy:
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 cup cream
3 tomatoes pureed
Salt to taste
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp sugar
3 cup curd
1 tsp turmeric powder
Make lemon-sized balls out of the mashed potatoes.
If the potato mash is soft, mix in bread slices dipped in water (squeeze out all water) to the mash and knead well.
Prepare stuffing by mixing coconut, dry nuts, chillies, coriander leaves, salt and sugar to taste.
Flatten each potato ball, put in a small quantity of this stuffing and fold around.
Roll each ball in breadcrumbs.
When all koftas are ready, deep fry them carefully in hot oil.
Remove and reserve.
Heat up 4 tbsps.
Oil in a fresh pan, mix in cumin seeds, powdered spices, then tomato puree and curd.
Fry till blended.
Mix in sugar, salt, cream and simmer.
Drop in the koftas and serve decorated with a little cream and coriander leaves.