Malaiwale Kofte Recipe
Ingredients:1/4 cup mixed nuts, coarsely ground5 green chillies, cut finelyoil as needed1/2 cup grated coconut5 potatoes, boiled, peeled, mashedsalt and sugar1/2 cup coriander leaves, cut1 cup fine breadcrumbsFor the gravy:1 tsp garam masala powder1 cup cream3 tomatoes pureedSalt to taste1 tbsp chilli powder1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp sugar3 cup curd1 tsp turmeric powderMethod:* 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.