Kachkolar Malai Kofta is one of the most delicious way of serving kachkola or green banana. It is healthy, tasty and comforting, all at the same time. So get ready to cook with us, Kachkolar Malai Kofta, now serving hot from the comfort foods.
Prepare the Gravy Paste
Take a bowl, add 2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1 chopped onion, 3 to 4 green chillies, handful of cashew nut and soak it in luke warm water, for 2 to 3 minutes, before grinding it into a thick paste for the gravy.
Take a separate bowl, add the peeled and boiled kachkola or green banana and mash it well. Now add 1 large boiled and grated potato to the bowl, some salt and sugar as per taste, 1 finely chopped onion, 2tbsp of ginger and garlic paste, here you can even add some red chilli powder, which is purely optional, in case you want it to be a little spicy. Now add 1tsp of coriander powder, 1tsp of garam masala powder, and 2tbsp of cornflower. Mix all the ingredients well and prepare a dough.
Now make round balls with the dough, using a little flour for the binding. Make a small dip with your thumb in the ball and add some filling of dry fruits like, cashew nut, dates and raisins, close the gap, and give it a perfect round shape. Follow the same drill to prepare the other balls.
Take a kadai or wok, add vegetable oil, enough to fry the balls we just prepared. Fry both sides until golden brown. Take out all the balls and let it rest on blotted paper to suck up all the extra oil.
Take a fresh wok, add vegetable oil, about 2tbsp, to prepare the gravy. Add about 2 small cinnamon sticks, couple of cloves and cardamom, stir it a little and add about 1tsp of cumin powder, sauté all the spices in low flame. Now add the paste that we had prepared before for the gravy, stir it well for 2 minutes, now add 2tbsp of ginger and garlic paste and stir well. Let it cook for 2 more minutes. Now add 2tbsp of well beaten curd, mix it well, lastly add some salt and sugar for taste and leave the gravy to cook for 2 to 3minutes on medium flame, until it starts leaving oil.
Take a serving dish, place all the fried balls, and pour the gravy over it. Garnish the dish with fresh cream, some crushed cashew nut and raisins. Serve hot with Parathas or Rotis. Your Kachkolar Malai Kofta is ready to be served. It is best enjoyed as a dinner menu, extremely comforting and tastes delicious.