Malai Kofta Recipe
- TOTAL TIME-50m
- PREP TIME-20 m
Malai Kofta, a popular main course recipe, which is a delectable blend of cream and spices cooked to perfection. What makes this recipe even more indulgent is its creamy texture and cheesy malai balls. Made with some easily available ingredients in your kitchen like fresh cream, yogurt, onions, tomatoes, green chilies, dry fruits, poppy seeds, melon seeds; this recipe makes for a perfect main course dish for special occasions like house parties, anniversaries, buffets, family get-togethers and kitty parties. The crispy outer layer, soft and creamy inner filling and sour tomato-onion based sweet and spicy gravy makes it among the most sought after vegetarian dishes. Here’s how you can prepare this amazingly delicious recipe by following some simple steps. If you are bored with the usual vegetarian recipes then you must try this simple and quick recipe. Next time when you have guests coming over treat them with this delectable culinary delight and impress them with your culinary excellence. To add your own twist to this recipe you can add some grated cheese in the kofta, this will add a cheesy twist to this traditional recipe. To make it more aromatic dry roast the spices and make this gravy using ghee instead of using refined oil; This will accentuate the taste and aroma of the recipe. Garnish this recipe with finely chopped coriander and serve hot with your favourite roti, naan, butter tandoori roti, jeera rice and veg pulao. So try this scrumptious recipe today and please your taste buds! If you are planning for a nice festive lunch then we have curated some amazingly delicious recipes to add on to your festive experience: Besan ladoo, nariyal ke ladoo, balushahi, mysore pak, malpua,jalebi, basundi, rasgulla, shahi tukda, gajar ka halwa. masala chicken,chilli paneer etc.
How to make Malai Kofta
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.
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.
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.
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.