Malai Kofta | How to make Malai Kofta

By Rashmi Krishna  |  2nd Dec 2015  |  
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  • Malai Kofta, How to make Malai Kofta
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About Malai Kofta Recipe

This is one of the dishes I prefer to make at dinners when we have guests who are vegetarians as they mostly prefer paneer.

Malai Kofta

Ingredients to make Malai Kofta

  • paneer- 150 grams (I used home made)
  • tomatoes- 3 (Chopped)
  • cashewnuts- 1/2 cup
  • melon seeds - 1/4 cup
  • Poshto/poppy seeds - 1 tsp (optional)
  • ginger-Garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Green cardamoms- 2
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil 1 tbsp
  • yogurt 1/4 cup
  • flour/maida 2 tsp
  • Fresh cream 2 tbsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander to garnish

How to make Malai Kofta

  1. Pressure cook the tomatoes with cashew nuts, melon seeds, poppy seeds, ginger, green cardamoms, red chilli powder, salt and 1 tbsp oil. (1 whistle is enough)
  2. When the mixture cools down, grind it in a blender. Add in the curd and mix it well. Keep it aside.
  3. Mash the paneer in a bowl. Add in green cardamom powder, salt, flour and mix well. Take small portions and shape them into koftas.
  4. In a kadhai, heat sufficient oil and deep fry the koftas. Place them on tissue papers to drain the excess oil.
  5. Strain the mixture and transfer it in a pan, bring the mixture to a boil and add in the garam masala along with the cream.
  6. In a serving bowl add the deep fried koftas, (I sprinkle some chat masala and then pour the gravy on top.) Garnish with some more cream before serving.
  7. Finally garnish with some fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

My Tip:

Homemade paneer is always better and its texture is best suited for this dish. I sometimes add bread crumbs to koftas as well.

Reviews for Malai Kofta (47)

Simmi Raj5 days ago

nice
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Madhuri Jaina month ago

Tempting
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Adv Rajni Gupta3 months ago

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Kavita Babnani6 months ago

very nice
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Mitlesh Gupta6 months ago

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Kamini Pawar6 months ago

Delicious :ok_hand::ok_hand:
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Arun 089291117778 months ago

Yummy...
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Reetu Jain10 months ago

:ok_hand::ok_hand::ok_hand:
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Parul Panwara year ago

Yummmmmyyyyy
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Arun 08929111777
8 months ago
hmm

Chahna Chhetria year ago

So yummy
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Arun 08929111777
8 months ago
hmmm

Deepa Wadhwania year ago

V v V nice
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Anuradha Goyala year ago

Yammi
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Premlata Vyasa year ago

V nice
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Rajni Salujaa year ago

Soperb
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Arun 08929111777
8 months ago
yup...

Bhaswati Chakrobortya year ago

Very nice dish.
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Dipika Medhia year ago

Very tasty.....:grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning:
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Jyôtî Awasthia year ago

Very good
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chandni lokwania year ago

Agar kharbuje ke beej na mile to
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Minakshi Ahujaa year ago

Very nice
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Arun 08929111777
8 months ago
hmm

Ankita Vermaa year ago

Wow...will try
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Khyati Jaina year ago

Tried it wid sum modifications..cme out rely well.ty
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Neetu Mulchandania year ago

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Ritu Gaur Sharmaa year ago

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Renu Sehgala year ago

I used to stuff some dry fruit in koftas .
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Aren Aier Singha year ago

pressure cook the tomatoes, cashew etc in oil??? no water??
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Menka Ramania year ago

you haven't used mashed potatoes. ..?
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Babita pattanaika year ago

yummy yummy:blush:
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Deepti Jaina year ago

seems yummy will try soon
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Renu Kapoora year ago

seems yummy
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Gulerana Kareema year ago

very nice
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Zeenat Sultana2 years ago

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Mita Agarwal2 years ago

very nice
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Anuradha Maitra2 years ago

Don't we need to cook the mixture at all?
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Ankit Kumar Gupta2 years ago

nice
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Veena Kaul2 years ago

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Zaiba Hidayath Zaiba Hidayath2 years ago

yummy
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Beena Sharma2 years ago

yummy
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Renu Kanwar2 years ago

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neetu tiwari2 years ago

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Aruna Puri2 years ago

yummy dish
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shruti chandak2 years ago

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Jaya Bachhuka Waskar2 years ago

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Meenal Singh2 years ago

very easy n low fat calories if u make koftas in appa pan or airfryer so that calories are too much drop
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Ritu Sharda2 years ago

So easy to make
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Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago

Looks so good!
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Meena Parmar2 years ago

good
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farzana sayed2 years ago

wao wil definitely try dis
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