Kasturi March 4, 2021

Malai Kofta is a famous north-Indian recipe. Learn how to cook delicious Malai Kofta in this easiest recipe.

Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Servings:andnbsp;8 Person

Malai Kofta Recipe


For the koftas
350 grams Paneer
1 level teaspoon baking powder
4 chopped green chillies
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
Ghee for deep frying
1 teacup plain flour (Maida)
Salt to taste
For the gravy
4 large tomatoes
100 grams fresh cream
4 tablespoon ghee
1 teaspoon chilli powder
Salt to taste
To be ground into a paste (for the gravy)
1 large onion
2 tablespoons grated fresh cocoanut
5 cloves garlic
2 green chillies
2 red chillies
2 teaspoons coriander seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 tablespoons cherongia sapick (charoli)
2 teaspoons khus-khus
1 Small piece of ginger
2 tablespoon garam masala
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

How To Cook?

For the koftas

1. Crumble the Paneer and knead very well.

2. Mix the Paneer, plain flour (Maida), baking powder, chilies, coriander and salt.

3. Shape into small balls and deep fry in ghee until it becomes golden brown in color. Keep aside these koftas.

For the gravy

Step 1 : Cut the tomatoes into big pieces, add 4 teacups of water and cook it. When it becomes soft, prepare a soup by passing through a sieve.

2. Heat the ghee in a pot and fry the paste very well.

3. Add the chilli powder and fry again for 1 minute.

4. Add the tomato soup, cream, garam masala and salt and boil the gravy for at least 10 to 15 minutes.

Extra Tips

Just before serving, add the koftas.andnbsp;
Serve hot withandnbsp;butter roti, chapatti and jeera rice
Also, if you like, you can add 1 teacup of boiled green peas to the gravy.