Food luvrs

It is said that way to mans heart is through his stomach so to impress Ur dear ones i would like to share some of my recipes which are konkani and also non Konkani traditional food. I have learn t them from different people, books, watching different TV programs, internet etc due to my interest in cooking and the guidance from my dearest Mom. I must admit most part of inspiration has come to me from my mother who is an excellent cook. i know i cant match with her still i would like to do good cause of sharing the recipes thr my blog and would be happy to hear success stories from you who have tried recipes posted here. It would be my pleasure, if you’ve benefited in some way by what you read on this blog.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Malai kofta curry

Ingredients for Kofta's:
 4 Medium Potatoes, boiled-peeled-smashed
 2 Green chillies, finely chopped
 1/2 cup Carrot & Peas, partially boiled & squeezed to remove excess water
 1/4 cup Cornflour/ corn starch 
 1/4 cup Golden Raisins + Chopped Cashew
 Salt to taste
 Oil for Deep Fry

3 medium Onions,
1 cup Tomato puree
1 Tbsp, Ginger paste
1 Tbsp, Garlic Paste
2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp .Cmin powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tsp Shah Jeera
1 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 cup Fresh Cream 
 Salt to taste
 Oil 3 tablespoons
 10 strands of chopped coriander leaves

  1. Peel onions, cut them into halves and boil with a cup of water for ten minutes. Drain excess water, cool onions and grind them into a smooth paste. Set Aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix mashed potatoes, chopped green chillies, boiled carrot-peas, corn flour and salt. Mix well. Divide into 12 equal sized balls. Stuff  raisins & cashew into them. Deep fry in hot oil until slightly golden brown. Drain and keep aside. Fry one kofta and check for binding, if it breaks, add a little more cornflour. Deep fry in hot oil.
  3. On the other side heat oil in a kadai, add shahjeera, boiled onion paste and cook for five minutes. Add ginger & garlic, few chopped green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook for a minute.
  4. Add tomato puree and red chilli powder and cook on medium flame untill oil separates from gravy. add 1/2 cup water.
  5. Stir in fresh cream and garam masala powder. 
  6. put all of these kofta's in the gravy when ready to serve. Simmer for another 2 mins.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

1 comment:

  1. Looks very delicious. Thank you for sending this yummy recipe to AWED. Just one request please give a link about the event in your post.
    Happy to follow your yummy blog :)