Malai Kofta - Cheese Balls In Tomato Cream


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Malai kofta - cheese balls in tomato cream is a potato and paneer kofta curry (besan coated dumplings) simmered in a rich and spicy tomato based gravy. Enjoy cooking this vegetable specialty, malai kofta using this easy to prepare tasty malai kofta recipe. Share your favorite kofta recipe, malai kofta recipe online.

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Malai Kofta - Cheese Balls In Tomato Cream recipe - How to make Malai Kofta - Cheese Balls In Tomato Cream

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     9


For Kofta (Cheese Balls)
350 gms paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp levelled, baking powder
4 green chillies, chopped
finely chopped coriander (dhania)
For Tomato Cream Curry:
4 tomatoes, finely chopped
4 onions, finely chopped
ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste according to taste
2 tbsp oil
Salt, Pepper,Jeera, Dry Coriander Powder,Red Chilli Powder,Turmeric Powder all according to taste and use.

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the koftas.
  2. Make cheese balls out of the mixture.
  3. Fry the cheese balls and keep them aside.
  4. Take oil(2 tbsp.) in another pan.
  5. Put in tomatoes, onions, ginger garlic paste and saute them in oil.
  6. Put in salt, pepper, cumin seeds,dry coriander powder,red chilli powder, turmeric powder.
  7. Add 2 glasses of water and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  8. It's ready to serve.when serving, put the koftas in the serving dish and pour the tomato gravy over it.
  9. Top the gravy with fresh cream and fresh coriander and serve hot.
  10. You can add cashewnut paste to the gravy to make it rich.

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This recipe was contributed by hitesh_raikwar on 20 Jun 2002

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