Restaurant-Style Vegan Malai Kofta (video)— Rainbow Plant Life
Restaurant-Style Vegan Malai Kofta (video)— Rainbow Plant Life
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  • Ingredients

    • Kofta
    • 16 ounces (454g) high-protein or super-firm tofu (can use extra-firm tofu if you can’t find it*)
    • 12 ounces (340-345g) Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and washed
    • 5 tablespoons cornstarch (40g), arrowroot powder (40g), or tapioca flour (37-38g)
    • 1 tablespoon minced or grated fresh ginger
    • 1/4 cup (4g) fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1 teaspoon Indian red chili powder**
    • Kosher salt or sea salt to taste***
    • 1/4 cup raw or roasted cashews (35g), finely ground up in a food processor****
    • Vegetable oil for rolling and for deep frying
    • Gravy
    • 1-2 tablespoons unrefined coconut oil (or a neutral oil of choice)
    • Whole spices
    • 4-6 whole green cardamom pods (I used 6)
    • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken into small pieces
    • 4 whole cloves
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • Aromatics
    • 1 extra large yellow onion, or 2 small yellow onions, chopped
    • 1-2 green chilies*****, deseeded and chopped
    • 1 ½ tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
    • 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
    • Ground Spices
    • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1-2 teaspoon Indian red chili powder (use less for a milder heat)
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 3 extra large tomatoes (16-18 ounces or 480-540g total), chopped with the juices
    • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in boiling water for 15 minutes and drained
    • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 ¼ cups (300 mL) unsweetened plant-based milk (I used this), or water
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • Garnishes/for Serving
    • 1 tablespoon fenugreek leaves (also known as kasoori methi; f you don’t have it, just omit)
    • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro, chopped (keep the stems)
    • Indian bread (naan or paratha) or white rice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 304 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.91%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 777 mg 32.38%
    • Calcium: 141 mg 14.05%
    • Potassium: 661 mg 18.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.01%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 30.65%
    • Vitamin C 59.45%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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