Malai Kofta | How to make Malai Kofta

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ByRashmi Krishna
Created on 2nd Dec 2015
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  • 40 reviews
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  • By Rashmi Krishna
    Created on 2nd Dec 2015

About Malai Kofta

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

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
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 (40)

Reetu Jain22 days ago
:ok_hand::ok_hand::ok_hand:
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Parul Panwar2 months ago
Yummmmmyyyyy
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Chahna Chhetri3 months ago
So yummy
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Deepa Wadhwani3 months ago
V v V nice
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Anuradha Goyal4 months ago
Yammi
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Premlata Vyas4 months ago
V nice
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Rajni Saluja4 months ago
Soperb
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Bhaswati Chakroborty4 months ago
Very nice dish.
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Dipika Medhi4 months ago
Very tasty.....:grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning:
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Jyôtî Awasthi5 months ago
Very good
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chandni lokwani5 months ago
Agar kharbuje ke beej na mile to
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Minakshi Ahuja5 months ago
Very nice
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Ankita Verma7 months ago
Wow...will try
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Khyati Jain7 months ago
Tried it wid sum modifications..cme out rely well.ty
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Neetu Mulchandani7 months ago
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Ritu Gaur Sharma8 months ago
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Renu Sehgal9 months ago
I used to stuff some dry fruit in koftas .
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Aren Aier Singh9 months ago
pressure cook the tomatoes, cashew etc in oil??? no water??
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Menka Ramani9 months ago
you haven't used mashed potatoes. ..?
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Babita pattanaik9 months ago
yummy yummy:blush:
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Deepti Jain9 months ago
seems yummy will try soon
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Renu Kapoor9 months ago
seems yummy
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Gulerana Kareem9 months ago
very nice
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Zeenat Sultana9 months ago
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Mita Agarwal10 months ago
very nice
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Anuradha Maitra10 months ago
Don't we need to cook the mixture at all?
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Ankit Kumar Gupta10 months ago
nice
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Veena Kaula year ago
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Zaiba Hidayath Zaiba Hidayatha year ago
yummy
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Beena Sharmaa year ago
yummy
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Renu Kanwara year ago
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neetu tiwaria year ago
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Aruna Puria year ago
yummy dish
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shruti chandaka year ago
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Jaya Bachhuka Waskara year ago
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Meenal Singha year 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 Shardaa year ago
So easy to make
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Deviyani Srivastavaa year ago
Looks so good!
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Meena Parmara year ago
good
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farzana sayeda year ago
wao wil definitely try dis
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