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.

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 Panchasara2 years ago

Nice recipi will surely try

VRP_87 2 years ago


Anu Varshney3 years ago

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

Tannistha Majumder3 years ago


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