Malai Kofta


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With Malai Kofta, it is always celebration time! this is one dish which nobody will get bored of even if it is served at every party. The koftas themselves are so tasty that they can easily be served as a snack along with tea. You could microwave or shallow fry the koftas if you want to avoid deep frying them.

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Malai Kofta recipe - How to make Malai Kofta

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Koftas
1/2 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1/2 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1/4 cup grated carrot
2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp chilli powder
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
3 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

For The Gravy
2 cups fresh tomato pulp
1 cup roughly chopped onions
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
2 tbsp fresh cream

Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying

For The Garnish
1 tbsp fresh cream
Method
For the koftas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and roll each portion into a cylindrical shape.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, a few koftas at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  4. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the gravy

  1. Combine the onions and cashews in a mixer and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onion-cashew paste, garlic paste, ginger paste and green chilli paste, and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the fresh tomato pulp, sugar, garam masala, chilli powder, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Switch off the flame and add the fresh cream and mix well.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, arrange the koftas in a serving dish. Pour the hot gravy over the koftas.
  2. Serve immediately garnished with fresh cream.


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Malai Kofta
5
 on 03 Jun 16 11:53 AM


Hi, tarla ji..... i like ur recipes so much... its so easy n encouraging to try smthing diffrnt in a easy way. Thanks 4 ur so cool recipes
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sonam , we are delighted you loved the recipe and thank you for your kind words that inspire the Tarla Dalal team. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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03 Jun 16 01:43 PM
Malai Kofta
5
 on 07 May 16 01:13 PM


Dear tarla ji..i cooked malae kofta today...n m a fan of ur simpl n easy receipes...thanku so much
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07 May 16 05:07 PM
Malai Kofta
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 on 07 May 16 01:11 PM


Malai Kofta
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 on 30 Apr 16 11:24 AM


I cooked malai kofta today. I am delighted to compliment u for the delicious recipe. Thanks
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30 Apr 16 03:22 PM
Malai Kofta
5
 on 29 Apr 16 11:58 AM


Dear tarla ji, your cooking style is so easy n delicious. i m just fan of u. i m always follow u n always u make me proud every where. everybody likes my dishes n appreciate to me. thnk u.
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29 Apr 16 03:06 PM
Malai Kofta
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 on 26 Apr 16 10:24 PM


First time tried specially for daddy! Loved it! Thanks Tarla ma''m
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29 Apr 16 03:08 PM
Malai Kofta
5
 on 24 Apr 16 12:13 PM


Hi once again!! I have tried this recipe again and it came out perfectly this time as well. My friends also liked it. Thank you so much. Will you please tell me how to make orange marmalade? Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ritika , we are delighted you and your family loved Malai Kofta recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking. Recipe for orange marmalade. http://www.tarladalal.com/Orange-Marmalade-(-Microwave-Recipe)-4886r
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25 Apr 16 02:12 PM
Malai Kofta
5
 on 10 Apr 16 12:13 AM


Dear Madam, I have tried this recipe, my wife prepared it so nicely, my all family members became mad about it, So tasty and delicious Thank you very much Regards Girish Uppin Vijayapur Karnataka
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Girish , we are delighted you and your family loved Malai Kofta recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking
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11 Apr 16 02:49 PM
Malai Kofta
5
 on 27 Mar 16 12:26 PM


I have tried this recipe and I loved it. Recipe is so easy and very tempting.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ritika , we are delighted you loved Malai Kofta recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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28 Mar 16 10:17 AM
Malai Kofta
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 on 24 Feb 16 11:21 AM


Tried this recipe. Very easy to make and turned out to be so yummy. My husband loved it.
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