Malai kofta | How to make Malai kofta

By Namita Gupta  |  16th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Malai kofta, How to make Malai kofta
Malai koftaby Namita Gupta
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    40

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

42

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About Malai kofta Recipe

Malai kofta curry is a thick , creamy and delicious gravy with fried koftas. It is served with rice, naan or plain paratha.

Malai kofta

Ingredients to make Malai kofta

  • For kofta -
  • 1 cup paneer crumbled
  • 2 cup crumbled boiled potatoes
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp raisins ( optional)
  • 1 tbsp cashews ( optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • oil for deep fring
  • For gravy base -
  • 1 cup onion
  • 2 cup tomatoes
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • 1 clove
  • 1 big cardamom
  • Other ingredients -
  • red chilli powder as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup water or used more
  • 1/2 tsp kasuri methi
  • 2 tbsp cream

How to make Malai kofta

  1. Making gravy -
  2. Boil onion tomato, cashews , cardamom and cinnamon with half cup of water.
  3. Cool this mixer and blend this to a smooth puree.
  4. Heat a pan with oil, add bay leaves, cinnamon and cardamom. Saute for a minute.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste . Now pour the onion tomato puree and mix it well. Add chilli powder, garam masala, salt.
  6. Saute for 3-4 mins.
  7. Pour the water to make gravy. Cook covered until gravy thickens.
  8. Add kasuri methi and salt and spices.
  9. And at last add cream. And turn off flame. Set this aside.
  10. Making kofta-
  11. Boil potatoes until just done and not mushy.
  12. Crumble them and add to the bowl along with crumbled paneer, ginger paste, corn flour, salt, garam masala and chopped coriander leaves.
  13. Now start making kofta and Stuff raisins and cashews in kofta.
  14. Deep fry in hot oil on medium flame until crisp and golden.
  15. Transfer gravy to a serving dish.
  16. Garnish with cream and coriander leaves.

Reviews for Malai kofta (1)

Reema Garg6 months ago

Would love to try this.
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