Koftas: Mix all the ingredients together and form a smooth dough. Divide into 12, shape them and deep fry in hot oil until browned. Drain and set aside.
Masala 1 : Heat oil on medium high heat and saute all the ingredients through ginger, for 4-5 mins. Add the chopped tomatoes and cilantro and cook for another 2 minutes. Take it off the heat and let it cool completely. Once cool, grind to a smooth paste.
Masala 2: Grind together coconut and cashew nut to a fine paste using a little bit of water. Heat the ghee in a large pan and once hot, add the ground masala (Masala 1)to it.
Saute for 3-4 minutes. Then add the turmeric powder,yogurt & sugar. Cook for another 1 minute. Add the ground masala (Masala 2), 2 tablespoons malai,salt & some water and simmer covered, for a few minutes.
Open the lid, add the koftas and remove from fire. Pour remaining malai on top & sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and serve immediately.
By Ria Samuel