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 (48)

Shubhalaxmi Chavan7 months ago

Can I add boiled potatoes for binding.
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Neha Kapur
2 months ago
its upto ur own taste

Simmi Raj8 months ago

nice
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Madhuri Jain9 months ago

Tempting
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Adv Rajni Gupta10 months ago

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Kavita Babnania year ago

very nice
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Mitlesh Guptaa year ago

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Kamini Pawara year ago

Delicious :ok_hand::ok_hand:
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Arun 08929111777a year ago

Yummy...
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Reetu Jaina year ago

:ok_hand::ok_hand::ok_hand:
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Parul Panwar2 years ago

Yummmmmyyyyy
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Arun 08929111777
a year ago
hmm

Chahna Chhetri2 years ago

So yummy
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Arun 08929111777
a year ago
hmmm

Deepa Wadhwani2 years ago

V v V nice
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Anuradha Goyal2 years ago

Yammi
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Premlata Vyas2 years ago

V nice
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Rajni Saluja2 years ago

Soperb
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Arun 08929111777
a year ago
yup...

Bhaswati Chakroborty2 years ago

Very nice dish.
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Dipika Medhi2 years ago

Very tasty.....:grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning::grinning:
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Jyôtî Awasthi2 years ago

Very good
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chandni lokwani2 years ago

Agar kharbuje ke beej na mile to
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Minakshi Ahuja2 years ago

Very nice
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Arun 08929111777
a year ago
hmm

Ankita Verma2 years ago

Wow...will try
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Khyati Jain2 years ago

Tried it wid sum modifications..cme out rely well.ty
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Neetu Mulchandani2 years ago

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Ritu Gaur Sharma2 years ago

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Renu Sehgal2 years ago

I used to stuff some dry fruit in koftas .
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Aren Aier Singh2 years ago

pressure cook the tomatoes, cashew etc in oil??? no water??
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Menka Ramani2 years ago

you haven't used mashed potatoes. ..?
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Babita pattanaik2 years ago

yummy yummy:blush:
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Deepti Jain2 years ago

seems yummy will try soon
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Renu Kapoor2 years ago

seems yummy
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Gulerana Kareem2 years 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 Srivastava3 years ago

Looks so good!
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Meena Parmar3 years ago

good
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farzana sayed3 years ago

wao wil definitely try dis
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