How to make malai kofta recipe at home
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How to make malai kofta recipe at home


How to make malai kofta recipe at home. It is a popular main course recipe.malai means cream and kofta are fried dumping balls.they are made up of mashed potatoes, paneer (or) vegitables. This recipe is devided in two parts – preparing kofta and making greavy. In this dish Potato and paneer balls are deep fried,coated with malai and then added into onion -tomato gravy.

How to make malai kofta recipe at home
How to make malai kofta recipe at home

                                      Prep Time                :      21-25 minutes
                                      Cook time                :      31-40 minutes
                                      Serve                        :      4
                                      Level Of Cooking    :      Moderate
                                      Taste                        :      Mild

   Ingredients of Malai Kofta

  • 70 gm paneer
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed to paste garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 green cardamom
  • 2 medium chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoon melon seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed to paste ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered green cardamom
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1/8 cup yoghurt (curd)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1 bunch chopped

How to make Malai Kofta recipe at home:

Step 1

To make this delicious Malai kofta recipe, pressure cook the tomatoes with cashew nuts, melon seeds, poppy seeds, ginger, green cardamoms, red chilli powder, salt and 1 tbsp oil. It will be cooked in 1 whistle. Once done, allow the mixture to cool and grind it in a blender. Then add yogurt and mix it well. Keep it aside.

Step 2

Meanwhile, take a bowl and mash the paneer it using your hands. Add in green cardamom powder, salt, flour and mix well. It should be of a little thicker consistency. Then take small portions from the mixture and shape them into koftas.

Step 3

Then take a pan and add oil in it. To make this recipe even more delicious replace regular refined oil with some ghee. This will make this traditional recipe aromatic and rich in taste.Heat it over moderate flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, carefully place the koftas in the oil and deep fry them. Once slightly golden in hue, transfer them on tissue papers to drain the excess oil.
Step 4

Next, strain the mixture and transfer it in a pan. Heat it on high flame and bring the mixture to a boil. Add in the garam masala along with the cream. Then, in a serving bowl add the deep fried koftas, pour the gravy. Garnish with some more cream before serving. In the end, garnish it with some fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or chapati.

Nutrition Info:

        Calories : 920  Kcal

        Carbohydrates : 31.4  gm

         Protein : 43.6  gm

         Fat : 68.9  gm

         Other : Zinc- 3.4mg

other delicious kofta recipes refer to :

  • veg kofta
  • cabbage cofta
  • aloo cofta
  • banana kofta

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