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malai kofta recipe

Malai kofta recipe

Malai kofta recipe is a combination of paneer, potatoes, and species. Malai kofta is a very famous dish in India. Malai kofta curry is very creamy and aromatic gravy. Especially this malai kofta
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CourseMain Course
Keywordmalai kofta recipe
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes


Ingredients for kofta :

  • 2 cup grated paneer.
  • 4-5 tbsp oil.
  • 3-4 boiled potatoes.
  • 2 tbsp corn flour.
  • 1 tsp garam masala.
  • 9-11 cashews nuts.
  • 9-11 almonds.

Ingredients for gravy / puree

  • 2 chopped onions.
  • 2-3 tbsp oil.
  • 2-3 chopped tomatoes.
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste.
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder.
  • 2 tsp coriander powder.
  • 2 tsp red chili powder.

Ingredients for Gravy :

  • 2 tbsp oil.
  • 2-3 bay leaf.
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick.
  • ½ tsp garam masala.
  • salt.
  • ½ cup water.
  • 2-3 cardamon (elaichi)
  • 3 cloves (loung)
  • ½ cup cream.
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)


For making a Kofta :

  • Take a large bowl , Add 2 cup of grated paneer, 2 boiled potatoes in bowl and mash it well. You should take care about no lumps of potatoes.
  • Add salt, garam masala, chopped cashews, and chooped almonds in
  • Mix it well in bowl. And make small balls.
  • After making balls coat with corn flour for crispy balls.
  • Deep fry the balls in medium flame.
  • Fry until the golden color of balls , keep balls aside in paper
    towel for oil drain out.

For Puree :

  • Take a large pan or kadai, Add a 2 tbsp oil in pan and add a chopped onions in pan and salute them till the light golden brown colors.
  • Now add a ginger garlic paste and salute them till raw smell of ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add a chopped tomatoes in pan and cook them for 8-10 minutes in
    medium flame.
  •    Make sure do not burn them.   

    Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder and
    mix well for 3-4 minutes in medium flame.
  •   After mix well. Kept aside for cool them for blend in smooth
  • After cool blend the them in smooth puree you can also add a little water. And keep aside.

For Kofta gravy :

  •    Take a large pan or kadai. Add a 2 tbsp of oil and add a bay leaf, cardamon (elaichi), cloves (lavang) and cinnamon stick and mix well andsalute for 3-4 minutes in medium flame.
  •    Next, Add a blend smooth puree in pan and mix well. Mix until
    the boiling of paste.
  • Add paste of cashews and mix well and cover with lid and cook to
    10-12 minutes.
  • After 12 minutes Add a garam masala, salt and half cup of water.
    And mix well cook to get boil.
  •  After boiling gravy add a fresh cream and kasuri methi and mix
  • After mixing well add a kofta balls in gravy and cook for 2-3
    minutes and turn off the flame.
  • serves the yummy tasty kofta with naan, chapati, etc


Serving: 4g | Calories: 250kcal