Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Creamy Malai Kofta

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Serving For: 4 to 5 persons
1.   Paneer  1 cup (mashed with hand)
2.   Potato 1 cup (boiled and mashed)
3.   Salt to taste
4.   Cardamom powder a pinch
5.   Corn flour 2 Tbsp
6.   Roasted nuts ¼ cup (cashew nut,badam,raisinschopped)
7.   Oil for frying
·     In a bowl add ingredients 1 to 5 and mix well together

·     Then make small balls  and in center of each balls  stuff  some roasted nuts, and again make small balls (can make 8 koftas)

·     Then deep fry it ,fry out 1 kofta first if its break then just roll it in corn flour

·     If u like the kofta to be little brown then fry it till light brown otherwise fry for about 1 minutes

·     And keep aside
1.   Onion  3 (chopped)
2.   Bay leaf 1
3.   Cardamom 2
4.   Garlic paste 1 tsp
5.   Ginger paste 1 tsp
6.   Green chilli paste 1to 2 tsp or green chillies slit 5 to 6
7.   Butter 1 tsp
8.   Sugar 1 tsp
9.   Cashew nut paste ½ cup
10.  Milk ½ cup (milk dissolve in 1 tsp of milk powder) or fresh cream ½ cup
11.  Water ½  to 1cup
12.  Cardamom powder a pinch for garnish
13.  Oil 4 Tbsp
14.  Salt to taste
·    First in a vessel add chopped onion and some water and boil for 5 minute, drain water and make smooth paste

·    In a non stick vessel add oil then add bay leaf and cardamom

·    Then add onion paste fry well for 3 minutes

·    Then add ginger ,garlic and green chilli paste fry  for 4 minutes

·     Add cashew nut paste and water and fry for 7 to 8 minutes in medium low heat

·     Add salt, butter and sugar mix well

·     Last add fresh cream or milk and cook for 3 minutes

·    Place the koftas in serving dish pour this creamy gravy and garnish with cardamom powder and nuts.serve hot  with naan


  1. love this malai kofta.

  2. looking yummy .will try this one.

  3. looks great! Do you have a recipe for making paneer at home?


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