Malai Kofta | How to make Malai Kofta

By Sayan Majumder  |  23rd Feb 2016  |  
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About Malai Kofta Recipe

A tasty dish of soft paneer balls stuffed with cashew and raisins.

The delicious and mouthwatering Malai Kofta is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Malai Kofta is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Malai Kofta. Sayan Majumder shared Malai Kofta recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Malai Kofta. Try this delicious Malai Kofta recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sayan Majumder of Malai Kofta by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Malai Kofta can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Malai Kofta with other users

Malai Kofta

Ingredients to make Malai Kofta

  • 300gm Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • salt to taste
  • Few cashews, chopped
  • Few raisins
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 4 Oniions, boiled
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • oil to deep fry
  • 1/2 cup cashew paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • 2 Tbsp cornflour
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tsp sugar

How to make Malai Kofta

  1. Roast the cashew and raisins.
  2. Smash the paneer by hand. then mix it with cornflour, cardamom powder and salt. make round shape balls by it and stuff the cashews and raisins into them.
  3. Deep fry them in oil, but do not let them turn brown.
  4. To make the gravy, take 2 tbsp oil in pan, add the bay leaf and cardamom. then add the boiled onion paste. stir well and mix the ginger garlic paste.
  5. Next add the cashew nut paste. stir well for 6-8 mins. ( note that it is cooked when the cashew nut paste forms a lump.)
  6. Now add 3-4 slit green chillies and keep stirring. add 3 cups of water. boil the gravy, then add salt,sugar and cream.
  7. Finally add the koftas in the gravy and serve it hot.

Reviews for Malai Kofta (4)

Meena Panchasaraa year ago

Nice recipi will surely try

Veena Rania year ago


Anu Varshney2 years ago

how long we need to boil onions? or can we pressure cook?

Tannistha Majumder2 years ago


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