Chicken Malai Kofta | How to make Chicken Malai Kofta

By Poulomi Ghosh  |  5th Sep 2016  |  
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About Chicken Malai Kofta Recipe

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Chicken Malai Kofta is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chicken Malai Kofta in your kitchen. This recipe requires 180 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Chicken Malai Kofta by Poulomi Ghosh has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Chicken Malai Kofta at home without any difficulty. Chicken Malai Kofta is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Chicken Malai Kofta would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Chicken Malai Kofta this weekend. Share your Chicken Malai Kofta cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Poulomi Ghosh for inputs. In case you have any queries for Chicken Malai Kofta you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Poulomi Ghosh. You can also rate the Chicken Malai Kofta and give feedback.

Chicken Malai Kofta

Ingredients to make Chicken Malai Kofta

  • chicken Minced– 300 gm
  • Chess – 2 slices, grated
  • onion- 1 piece (roughly chopped)
  • garlic – 4 cloves (roughly chopped)
  • pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • green chillies- 3 pieces (roughly chopped)
  • cornflour – 4 tbsp ( you can add more if required to make the kofta balls)
  • salt- as per taste
  • sugar- 2 tsp
  • coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • cumin Powder- 1 tsp
  • oil– for deep frying (if you wish you can sauté it as well)
  • For the gravy:-
  • ghee- 2.5 tbsp
  • oil- 2 tbsp
  • garlic- 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • ginger- 1 tbsp
  • Whole garam masala– Cinnamon stick (1/2 inch), Green cardamoms (2 pieces), cloves (2 pieces), Bay leaf (1 leaf)
  • tomatoes- 2 medium sized (sliced)
  • onion – 2 big sized (sliced)
  • coconut milk- 1 cup (60 ml)
  • cashew & Melon seed paste- 2 tbsp
  • salt- as per taste
  • turmeric powder- 1 & 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder- 2 tsp
  • sugar- 2 tsp
  • nutmeg Powder- 1/4 tsp

How to make Chicken Malai Kofta

  1. To make the kofta, take a pan, add 3 cups of water and 2 tsp of salt to it. Let this come to a boil.
  2. Next, add the minced chicken and cover it with a lid. Let it boil for another 7-8 mins. Then drain the water.
  3. Now take a large bowl, add all the ingredients of the kofta, except the oil. Make a semi-smooth dough (which has very little chunks) then make round shaped balls out of it. Keep this in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2-3 hours (you can skip this step if you make a tight dough).
  4. Take a kadhai, add oil to heat. Now add these balls into the hot oil and fry till they are golden brown in colour. Keep it aside.
  5. To prepare the gravy, take a pan and add oil to heat. Then add the sliced onion and fry till it gets a nice golden colour. Keep it aside. Make a smooth paste of this by adding a little warm water.
  6. In an another pan, add ginger, garlic, tomato, cashew and melon seeds with water. Bring it boil and make a smooth paste out of it.
  7. Now take a pan, add in ghee and oil to heat, then add the whole garam masala to develop a nice aroma.
  8. Add the ginger, garlic and tomato paste, stir it nicely. Then add the fried onion paste and keep stirring.
  9. Next add the dry powder masalas, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Once the oil gets separated, add the cashew and melon seed paste, stir it gently.
  10. Add the sugar and salt along with the coconut milk and nutmeg powder. If the gravy gets too thick, pour in some water (or you can skip it). Let it boil for 3-4 mins and turn off the flame.
  11. Pour the gravy over the kofta and serve it. You can also add some fresh cream on top of it.

My Tip:

Don't left the Koftas into the malai gravy for long time,because it will observe the juice from the gravy.

Reviews for Chicken Malai Kofta (1)

Anjali Kumar2 years ago

Awesome and delicious looking koftas!

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