Recipe: Perfect Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy

Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy.

Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy You can have Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy using 28 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy

  1. Prepare of For the Koftas.
  2. You need of grated paneer.
  3. Prepare of grated boiled potatoes.
  4. Prepare of finely chopped ginger.
  5. You need of finely coriander.
  6. You need of chopped green chillies.
  7. You need of salt.
  8. You need of Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  9. It’s of garam masala.
  10. Prepare of cornflour.
  11. You need of baking powder.
  12. You need of Oil for deep frying.
  13. It’s of Cornflour to dust.
  14. Prepare of For the Gravy.
  15. You need of spinach.
  16. You need of bay leaf.
  17. You need of ginger garlic paste.
  18. It’s of medium onion finely chopped.
  19. It’s of chopped green chillies.
  20. You need of tomatoes pureed.
  21. Prepare of salt.
  22. It’s of Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  23. Prepare of jeera powder.
  24. It’s of dhania powder.
  25. It’s of garam masala.
  26. Prepare of crushed kasoori methi.
  27. It’s of oil.
  28. It’s of Salt.

Malai Koftas in Palak Gravy instructions

  1. Clean and wash the spinach. Boil water in a pan. Blanch the spinach until it changes color. Remove it to a bowl with ice cold water so that it retains its color. Squeeze out the water from the spinach. Puree it into a smooth paste and keep aside..
  2. To prepare the koftas, mix together the paneer and boiled potatoes. Add the cornflour and mix well..
  3. Add in the dry masalas – salt, red chilli powder, and garam masala and mix..
  4. Next add the chopped ginger, chopped coriander leaves, and green chillies. Mix well. Finally add the baking powder and mix..
  5. Roll the mixture into kofta shapes of your choice – balls or oblong. You can use cashew nuts or any other dry fruit for stuffing. My kitchen is a nut free kitchen. I haven’t used any stuffing for the kofta. Roll them in cornflour. There shouldn’t be a crack on the koftas or they will burst..
  6. Deep fry the koftas until golden. Remove and keep aside..
  7. For the gravy, heat oil in a pan. Add the bay leaf..
  8. Add the chopped onions and saute until translucent..
  9. Add in the ginger garlic paste and green chillies. Cook for a minute or two..
  10. Add in the pureed tomatoes and saute until they are cooked and you can see oil on the sides..
  11. Now add the dry masalas – salt, red chillies powder, jeera powder and dhania powder. Mix well..
  12. Add in the spinach puree. Mix well. You can add a bit of water if required..
  13. To finish, add the garam masala and kasoori methi. Mix well. The gravy is ready..
  14. To serve, pour the gravy into a serving dish and top it with the koftas. DO NOT boil the koftas in the gravy. Garnish with ginger juliennes and chopped coriander leaves. Malai Kofta in Palak Gravy is ready to serve..