Malai Kofta

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Malai Kofta

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 150 gms for kofta -grated paneer

  • 1 cups boiled potatoes/ aloo

  • 20 nos kismis/ raisins

  • 2 nos bread slices

  • 1/2 tsp salt/ namak (to taste)

  • 1 cups for gravy -malai/ cream

  • 1 cups tomatoe puree

  • 1/2 cups curd/ dahi

  • 2 tbsp kaju/ cashew paste

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds/ jeera

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric/ haldi, red chili/ lal mirch powder, coriander/ dhaniya powder, garam masala, sugar/ cheeni and salt/ namak according to taste or each

  • 1 tsp ginger, garlic and green chili paste

  • 2 tbsp oil/ tel for gravy and remaining for deep frying kofte

  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  • Cut brown edges of the bread and take a mixing bowl. Add bread, paneer, mashed potatoes and salt to make a dough.
  • Divide the dough into 10-12 equal parts.
  • Take a portion and make a flat ball and stuff 2 pieces of kismish and make a round ball.
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep fry kofta. Add kofta and fry it on a medium flame until golden in colour.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add jeera. Add whole garam masala and saute for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Now add ginger, garlic and chili paste and saute for 2 minutes on low flame. Add kaju paste saute again for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree and red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric saute until masala separates oil on medium flame
  • Add beaten curd and malai and continuously stir the curry until gravy starts boiling. Now add enough water and add sugar and salt.
  • Cook for 7-8 minutes on medium flame. Switch off the gas and add kofta and chopped coriander in the gravy
  • Delicious 'Malai Kofta Curry' is ready to be served!