Malai Kofta | How to make Malai Kofta

By ChefVenkatesh Sharma  |  11th Nov 2016  |  
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About Malai Kofta Recipe

A rich cashew nut and cream curry with deep fried vegetable balls.

Malai Kofta, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Malai Kofta is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by ChefVenkatesh Sharma. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Malai Kofta is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Malai Kofta recipe by ChefVenkatesh Sharma. Malai Kofta can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Malai Kofta just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Malai Kofta can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Malai Kofta.

Malai Kofta

Ingredients to make Malai Kofta

  • potatoes 400 gm
  • paneer 200 gm
  • Khoya 100 gm
  • butter 30 gm
  • cumin seeds 5 gm
  • ginger 15 gm
  • green chillies 15 gm
  • coriander 50 gm
  • salt to taste
  • cornflour to bind
  • Cashewnut and melon seed paste 100 gm
  • cream 60 ml
  • oil to fry
  • Whole garam masala 10 gm
  • onions 20 gm
  • ginger-Garlic paste 50 gm
  • red chilli powder 10 gm
  • coriander powder 5 gm
  • Chopped dry fruits 20 gm
  • elaichi powder 1 pinch
  • Kasoori methi a pinch

How to make Malai Kofta

  1. Boil, peel and grate the potatoes, then add the mashed paneer in it.
  2. Next add in the khoya, chopped chilli and coriander, then add in the elaichi powder and salt. Next, add in the chopped dry fruits, cornflour and mix it well to make small balls.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the balls.
  4. Now in another pan, heat oil and add in the cumin and whole garam masala. Let it crackle, then add in the chopped onion and saute till it becomes golden brown in colour.
  5. Now add in the ginger-garlic paste and saute for another 2 minutes. Then add in the red chilli powder, coriander powder, cashew nuts and melon seed paste.
  6. Next, add in the elaichi powder, salt, a little bit of water and let it cook till the gravy leaves the oil.
  7. Now add in the cream and mix it well. At last, add in the fried kofta balls, then add in the kasoori methi .
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve it hot with naan or roti.

Reviews for Malai Kofta (3)

Mousumi Dasa year ago

Love the koftas..

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Looks absolutely stunning!

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

such delicious koftas

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