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Mughlai Malai Kofta

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For the koftas
Potatoes – 1 kg
Corn flour – 2 tbsp
Salt – 1 tsp

For stuffing
Paneer – 4 tbsp, grated
Thick cream – 4 tbsp
Nuts – 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Raisins – 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Green chillies – 1, chopped
Coriander and cumin powder – 2 tsp
Red chilli powder to taste
Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp, chopped
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Vegetable oil for frying the koftas
Salt as per taste

For the gravy
Onion paste – 1/2 cup
Ginger and garlic paste – 2 tsp
Tomato – 1 cup, grated
Red chilli powder to taste
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
Coriander and cumin powder – 2 tsp
Cashew nuts – 2 tbsp, finely ground
Thick cream – 2 tbsp
Sugar – 1 tsp
Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp

1. Boil, peel and mash the potatoes.
2. Add 2 tbsp corn flour and salt as per taste.
3. Make a paste with all the other ingredients for the stuffing.
4. Make 3 inch patties with the potatoes and stuff with paneer mixture.
5. Roll into smooth balls. Fry koftas till golden brown and set aside.
6. In hot oil fry onions and ginger and garlic till light brown.
7. Add the tomatoes and coriander/cumin powder, chilli powder and turmeric powder.
8. Add the sugar and the ground cashew nuts.
9. Add cream to help gravy thicken.
10. Just before serving put koftas on a serving dish and pour hot gravy over it.
11. Do not allow koftas to sit in the gravy or they will break apart.

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